According to local media reports, Prince Haji Abdul Azim died at 10:08 am local time after suffering a long illness.
“His Majesty Sri Pangeran Muda Haji Abdul Azim passed away today, Saturday the 17th of Rabiul early coinciding with October 24, 2020 at 10:08.” clear Brunei Radio Television News Center on his Facebook account.
The funeral of Prince Muda Haji Abdul Azim will be held today, Saturday (24/10) at the royal dinner after Asr prayers, according to the report RTB News.
The government of Brunei Darussalam has ordered its citizens to fly a half-masted flag for seven days as an expression of grief.
Adapt MEAWW, Prince Haji Abdul Azim was the second son of the Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah and Hajah Mariam. The cause of death is still unknown.
Prince Haji Abdul Azim died at the age of 38.
Born in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei on July 29, 1982, Prince Abdul Azim attended the Brunei International School, Raffles Institution, and Oxford Brookes University.
Back in 2008, Prince also attended nine months of officer training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Prince Haji Abdul Azim is also known as a person who really cares for humanity. In 2009, she made bags and reportedly, the proceeds were donated to the charity Make A Wish Foundation UK.
He also provided support for autistic sufferers through the Smarter Brunei music charity gala in 2011 where 31 autistic players showed off their talents.
“Treat them with respect, as you treat your family members, and as you treat others.” said Prince Haji Abdul Azim, quoted The Brunei Times.