Princess Al Jawhara laid to rest in Riyadh
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The funeral prayer of Princess Al Jawhara, daughter of the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia King Abdulaziz, who died yesterday, was held on Friday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
She was a member of the House of Saud. Her funeral prayer was offered at the Imam Turki Mosque in Riyadh.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman participated in the funeral prayer and burial of Princess Al Jawhara. Members of the royal family, including members of the Saudi cabinet, participated in the prayer.
Saudi people expressed sorrow and regret at the death of the princess.
Al Jawhara was the daughter of Hassa Al Sudairi of the Al Sudairi family, one of the most powerful families in Nejd.
Her father was King Abdulaziz, the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. She was the full-sister of the Sudairi brothers, who have held high political offices along with their sons. Two of the Sudairi brothers succeeded their father as King of Saudi Arabia, King Fahd and King Salman. Princess Al Jawhara was particularly close to her brother Prince Sultan.
Al Jawhara was married to her cousin Prince Khalid (1937–2021), a son of her father's half-brother Abdullah bin Abdul Rahman. Her daughter, Princess Nouf bint Khalid (1962–2021), was the spouse of Prince Fahd bin Salman, the eldest son of King Salman.
Reporter: Khalid Cheema