KSA's consul general in Karachi dies of cardiac arrest

Consul General Mohammad Abdullah Abdul Daim. (Twitter photo)
Updated 21 October 2017
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KSA's consul general in Karachi dies of cardiac arrest

KARACHI: Saudi Arabia's Consul General in Karachi, Mohammad Abdullah Abdul Daim, died early Saturday of cardiac arrest.
Pakistani media said the diplomat was rushed to a local hospital, but was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Newspakistan.tv reported that the diplomat passed away at 3:50 a.m.
Abdul Daim had been elevated to the rank of ambassador and was awaiting his new posting after completing his three-year term in Karachi when news of his demise came.
Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair Umar expressed grief and sorrow over the death of the consul general, who he said had worked hard to improve and promote brotherly relations between the two countries.


Saudi king, crown prince condole with Khashoggi’s family and relatives

Updated 22 October 2018
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Saudi king, crown prince condole with Khashoggi’s family and relatives

  • King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman talked with the son of the late journalist on Sunday

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have extended their condolences to the family and relatives of the late journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi Press Agency reported early Monday.
King Salman expressed his deepest sympathy in a telephone call Sunday to Salah Jamal Khashoggi, the son of the 59-year-old journalist, who died in Istanbul early this month.
The crown prince also condoled with Salah Jamal Khashoggi by phone, the SPA said.
Khashoggi's son thanked the king and the crown prince, the report added. 

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir earlier said that the death of Khashoggi was the result of a “rogue operation” by people acting beyond the scope of their authority.