Funeral of Saudi King Abdullah begins: State TV

The funeral for Saudi King Abdullah got under way Friday with foreign leaders gathering in a cavernous mosque in the capital.

AFP| Last Updated: Jan 23, 2015, 18:28 PM IST

Riyadh: The funeral for Saudi King Abdullah got under way Friday with foreign leaders gathering in a cavernous mosque in the capital.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif joined Gulf leaders for the funeral prayer at the Imam Turki bin Abdullah mosque in Riyadh, television pictures showed.