Shaikha Hala bint Daji Al Khalifa, former wife of Bahrain’s crown prince, passed away late on Saturday night, according to Bahrain News Agency.
“With full belief in Allah’s willpower, the Royal Court mourns Her Highness Shaikha Hala bint Duaij Al Khalifa the mother of His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa,” the Royal Court statement said.
The couple had four children, including their son Prince Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, who is second in line to the throne after his father.
Sheikha Hala was known for her charity working, including the launch of an anti-child abuse programme in the kingdom in 2003.
Source Credit: Gulf News