Saudi Arabia's KSRelief clinics continue work in Yemen 

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KSRelief clinics continue to provide medical treatments and health care services in Yemen’s Al-Khokha directorate. (SPA)
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Updated 04 April 2020

Saudi Arabia's KSRelief clinics continue work in Yemen 

  • KSRelief also continued the implementation of water and environmental sanitation projects to help families in Al-Khokha
  • Laboratory examinations were carried out for 1,740 patients, and medicine was dispensed for 1,973 patients

RIYADH: Clinics of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) continued to provide medical treatments and health care services in Yemen’s Al-Khokha directorate in partnership with the Taiba Foundation for Development, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The Department of Integrative Care and other departments received more than 2,800 patients and provided them with the necessary care during the final week of March.
Laboratory examinations were carried out for 1,740 patients, and medicine was dispensed for 1,973 patients. The Healthcare Clinic received 800 patients.
KSRelief continued the implementation of water supply and environmental sanitation projects in the directorates of Midi, Abs, Hiran and Haradh in Hajjah Governorate.
During the period from March 28 to April 2, 83,000 liters of healthy drinking water and 60,000 liters of water for other uses were pumped into tanks, benefiting 6,500 people.
KSRelief also continued the implementation of water and environmental sanitation projects to help families in Al-Khokha.
During the period from March 28 to April 2, 296,000 liters of healthy drinking water and 330,000 liters of water for other uses were pumped into tanks. Sewage was sucked out, waste was removed from camps, there was maintenance of tanks and bathrooms, and spraying campaigns for disease vector control were carried out. More than 4,600 people benefited.
The projects come within the framework of the humanitarian and relief efforts from the Kingdom, represented by KSRelief, to improve Yemenis’ living conditions during the humanitarian crisis.


Saudi king, crown prince condole with UAE leaders on Sharjah official’s demise 

Updated 10 July 2020

Saudi king, crown prince condole with UAE leaders on Sharjah official’s demise 

  • Sheikh Al Qasimi, deputy ruler of the emirate of Sharjah, died in London on Thursday

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Crown Prince Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent messages of condolences on Friday to the leaders of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the death of Sheikh Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, deputy ruler of the emirate of Sharjah.

"(We) ask God Almighty to bless him with the grace of his mercy and forgiveness, and accommodate him in his vast paradise," King Salman said in separates messages to UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and to Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah.

Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman, Saudi deputy prime minister and minister of defense, also sent separate messages to the two leaders expressing his sympathies, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Sheikh Al Qasimi passed away in London on Thursday, according to the Emirates News Agency (WAM). 

The state news agency announced a three-day mourning period in Sharjah.