Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has died in Geneva

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According to different news site, It has been reported that the Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud has died in Geneva. The news has been confirmed through the Saudi state television on Saturday, June 16, 2012,  citing a royal court statement.

Crowne Prince Nayef, interior minister since 1975 and thought to be 78, was the heir to Saudi King Abdullah and was appointed crown prince in October after the death of his elder brother and predecessor in the role, Crown Prince Sultan.

State television said the burial would be in Mecca on Sunday.

His death means the 89-year-old King Abdullah must nominate a new heir for the second time in nine months.

It is not known, on who will be the successor but many believed that it is likely to be Defence Minister Prince Salman, 76.

Nayef went to Switzerland for medical tests in May.

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