In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, a new batch of Saudi medical aid arrived in Tunis today, Saturday, including 160 tons of liquid oxygen, within the framework of the Saudi relief bridge operated by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action to contribute to combating the spread of the virus. Corona in Tunisia.
The batch was received at the sea port in the Rades region, by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ ambassador to Tunisia, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Ali Al-Sager, the Tunisian Minister of Health in charge, Ali Merabet, and the Adviser to the Presidency of the Tunisian Republic, Lieutenant-General Abdel Raouf Atallah, along with cadres and leaders from the Tunisian Ministry of Defense.
In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency, the Tunisian Minister of Health thanked the Kingdom’s leadership, led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his faithful Crown Prince, for their permanent support for Tunisia, stressing that this new batch comes as an extension of previous aid provided by the Kingdom through the King Salman Center for Relief to support the health system and combat the disease. Corona virus in Tunisia, praising the efforts made by the center that made it the top of the field of humanitarian work around the world.
He pointed out that the health aid provided by the Kingdom to Tunisia served many hospitals and health centers throughout the country, and saved many critical cases.
For his part, Adviser to the Presidency of the Republic of Tunisia, Navy Lieutenant-General Abdel Raouf Atallah, said: What the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his faithful Crown Prince are doing embodies the noble and solid human values of the leaders of this generous country, indicating that this Saudi relief air bridge highlights the pivotal role of the Kingdom at the world level. In providing relief aid to all friendly and brotherly countries.
He explained that the aid provided by the Kingdom since last July and so far to Tunisia has been able to fill many of the shortages in Tunisian hospitals, especially oxygen, artificial respirators and vaccines.
In turn, the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Tunisia, Dr. Abdulaziz bin Ali Al-Sager, affirmed that the Kingdom proves every day that it supports and supports all friendly and brotherly countries, and today it is proving to the Tunisian people that it supports and supports the Tunisian state and stands by it in all difficult circumstances.
He explained that the King Salman Relief Center came as an embodiment of the Kingdom’s humanitarian and relief efforts and an affirmation of its keenness to support humanitarian work in all parts of the world. This aid comes within the framework of the support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the King Salman Center for Relief, to international efforts to address the Corona pandemic (Covid-19) in various brotherly and friendly countries of the world.