(Eagle News)–The Philippines has expressed its condolences to Bahrain over the demise of its Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.
In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs, said his demise was a “great loss to Bahrain, the Middle East, and the international community.”
“His Royal Highness was a model statesman and sage leader who will be remembered for his contributions to the development of modern-day Bahrain,” the DFA said.
Prince Khalifa was one of the world’s longest-serving prime ministers.
He was 84 when he passed away at the Mayo Clinic in the US, where he had been undergoing treatment, according to Bahrain’s state-run news agency.
The news agency and Mayo Clinic did not elaborate.