Time: 03 May, 2020
AMMAN, JORDAN (Sunday 3 April 2020) Today, Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Jordan, Naif bin Bandar Al Sudairi, launched the first batches of medical sector support being provided to Palestine to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the West Bank and Gaza Strip areas.
Ambassador Al Sudairi, the Head of KSrelief’s Office in Jordan, Saud Al Huzam, and the CEO of the Palestinian National Fund, Minister Ramzi Khoury, signed the delivery shipment notes for the initial aid; the signing ceremony took place at the Saudi Embassy in Amman.
The total value of the aid is more than SAR 10 million, and will include 12 categories of medical supplies and equipment. The items are being procured by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), and are being sourced from Europe, China, and Saudi Arabia.
The main goal of the project is to strengthen the capabilities of the Palestinian Ministry of Health to protect the Palestinian people by limiting the spread of COVID-19. The aid is being provided according to directives from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, for the Kingdom to provide urgent support to countries affected by the pandemic.