K.Tokayev will attend the funeral of Saudi King

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ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Chairman of the Senate Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev on behalf of President Nursultan Nazarbayev will attend the funeral of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.

K.Tokayev will convey the new king of Saudi Arabia personal message of condolence from President of Kazakhstan, the press service of the Senate informs. King Abdullah ascended the throne on Aug. 1, 2005, following the death of King Fahd. He died on Friday "at 1:00 am (2200 GMT)" and would be buried later in the day following afternoon prayers.

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