Makati City
27 January 2015

President Benigno S. Aquino III signed the Book of Condolences for the late King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Makati City.

After the signing, the President had a moment of prayer for the late king. He was then invited by Mr. Isaac Ibrahim Al-Orini to have a small cup of traditional beverage as part of Saudi Arabian custom.

The 90-year old king was the Head of State and Government since August 2005 until January 2015. He made a legacy on the economic and social development, policies on women and peace advocacy.

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