Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan is mourning the loss of her father, Dr. Faisal Sidqi Al Yasin, who passed away on Friday.

In the wake of his death, King Abdullah II of Jordan announced a seven-day mourning period across the country.

Queen Rania shared the news of her father’s death on Instagram posting a photo of him.

“Oh God, on Friday, open the gates of heaven for my father’s soul, and the gates of your mercy and paradise,” she said in the caption.

Condolences for the King and Queen of Jordan came in their masses, including from Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, the Mother of the Nation, who expressed her sympathy following the passing of Dr. Al Yasin.

Per WAM, “Sheikha Fatima expressed sympathy with Queen Rania, and prayed to Allah Almighty to bless the soul of her father”.

Dr. Al Yasin. was laid to rest on Saturday at the Royal Cemetery in Jordan where King Abdullah and Crown Prince Hussein participated in the funeral.

Queen Rania’s father was born in 1934 in the Palestinian city of Tulkarm in the West Bank.

He went on to study medicine at Egypt’s Cairo University and completed further studies in Northern Ireland, eventually moving to Kuwait – where Queen Rania was born – and went on to retire in Jordan.

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