The office of the Grand Ayatollah Sistani has sent the message of condolence to the new Emir of Kuwait.
The text of the message is as follows:
His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the state of Kuwait
As Salamu Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuh
With sadness and regret, we received the news of the death of his Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (may God have mercy on him) after a life full of wise and distinct positions in serving his nation.
We offer our deepest condolences to you and the honorable people of Kuwait for this great tragedy, and we ask God Almighty immense mercy for the great deceased, patience and peace for his relatives and lovers, and more progress and prosperity for the dear government of Kuwait.
La Houle Wala Qowata Ella Bellah Al-Aliyyel Adhim (there is no power and no strength except from Allah (SWT))
13 Safar 1442
October 1, 2020