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Saudi Prince Bader Bin Abdul Aziz dies at age 81

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The Saudi Royal Court announced on Monday the death of Prince Bader Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.

“The funeral prayers will be held on Tuesday at the Imam Turki Mosque in Riyadh,” the court said in a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Prince Bader, 81, served as minister of transportation in 1960, minister of communication in 1961, and as deputy commander of the kingdom’s National Guard from 1968-2010.

He was King Abdul Aziz Al Saud’s 20th son.