Time: 02 May, 2020
AMMAN, JORDAN: On Sunday 3 April 2020, Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Jordan, Naif bin Bandar Al Sudairi, will launch a project to provide medical sector aid from Saudi Arabia in Palestine to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The launching ceremony for the project will be held at the Saudi Embassy in Amman, and will be attended by the CEO of the Palestinian National Fund, Minister Ramzi Khoury, the Palestinian Ambassador to Jordan, Atallah Khairy, and the Head of KSrelief’s Branch Office in Jordan, Saud Abdulaziz Al Huzam.
The total value of the assistance 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 purpose of the project is to strengthen the capabilities of the Palestinian Ministry of Health as they work 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.