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Cairo– Ambassador Ahmed bin Helli, Deputy Secretary General of the Arab League, died on Sunday in hospital in Canada, where he was receiving treatment for a terminal illness.

Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit mourned on Sunday the deputy secretary general, praising his role and offering deep condolences to the family of the deceased and his homeland Algeria.

“We pray to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in heaven and to grant solace and patience to his family,” he added.

He described Ben Helli as “a person of high morals and true Arab patriotism.”

“Despite our sadness that comes with losing Ambassador Bin Helli, his good nature will remain engraved in the minds of those who knew him.”

Abul Gheit hailed Bin Helli’s sincere and tireless efforts to serve the purposes and principles of the Arab League.