Muis chief, Mufti of Singapore pen condolence messages for Saudi's late King Abdullah

Dr Mohamed Fatris Bakaram, the Mufti of Singapore, writing a message of condolence for the late King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. -- PHOTO: MUIS
Dr Mohamed Fatris Bakaram, the Mufti of Singapore, writing a message of condolence for the late King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. -- PHOTO: MUIS
Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) chief executive Haji Abdul Razak Maricar writing a message of condolence for the late King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. -- PHOTO: MUIS
Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) chief executive Haji Abdul Razak Maricar writing a message of condolence for the late King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. -- PHOTO: MUIS
(From left) Mufti of Singapore Mohamed Fatris Bakaram and Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) chief executive Haji Abdul Razak Maricar greeting His Excellency Mansour A M Almazmoumi, the Ambassador of the Royal Emba
(From left) Mufti of Singapore Mohamed Fatris Bakaram and Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) chief executive Haji Abdul Razak Maricar greeting His Excellency Mansour A M Almazmoumi, the Ambassador of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia during a visit to the embassy to give their condolences over the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, on Jan 28, 2015. -- PHOTO: MUIS

SINGAPORE- The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis) said on Jan 28 that Muis chief executive Haji Abdul Razak Maricar and Mufti of Singapore Dr Mohamed Fatris Bakaram visited the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia to pen condolence messages following the demise of King Abdullah Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Muis added that the Ambassador of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, His Excellency Mr Mansour A M Almazmoumi was present to receive the senior management of Muis.

King Abdullah, who became the Saudi monarch in 2005, died on Jan 23 at the age of about 90 after being hospitalised for pneumonia. He has been succeeded by his 79-year-old half-brother, King Salman.

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