U.N. General Assembly observes minute of silence in mourning
January 14, 2020 | 6:09 PM
by Times TV

The General Assembly of the United Nations observed a minute of silence by standing in mourning for the demise of His Majesty, the late Sultan Qaboos bin Said.

This was revealed by Oman’s Ministry of Education.

UNESCO extended its deepest condolences to the Royal Family of the Sultanate of Oman, its Government and its people.

"I felt deeply saddened by the death of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said and will perpetuate his memory, thanks to his wisdom and peaceful perspective and thanks to his work on developing his country and his quest to make the world more sustainable.” - Audrey Azoulay, Director-General, UNESCO

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