Saudi Arabia: $ 10 million donation to support the World Health Organization’s effort

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdulaziz issued last Monday a directive ordering the donation of $ 10 million to support the World Health Organization’s (WHO) efforts to fight Coronavirus and to implement urgent measures to minimize the spread of this disease and to support countries with vulnerable health infrastructures. Deeply concerned to help the International community, Saudi Arabia with its donation will contribute significantly to efforts to safeguard global health after the World Health Organization’s calling, in the context of this harsh global crisis which terrified the world, the International community to exert further efforts in aim to curb the terrible spread of this disease and to support countries who needed basic medical equipments for treating contaminated people. So, Saudi Arabia immediately has taken the initiative to support the World Health Organization.

Besides, The Kingdom has taken inside its territory urgent and strict measures to prevent the disease’s spreading on all levels. Some of the several precautionary restrictions, the temporary ban on Umrah so as to keep the country and the holy sites safe and away from contamination, in addition, to ban the travel of its citizens and residents to the contaminated countries as a precaution procedure as well as it tightened control over suspects of contamination.

It is expected that the Kingdom will issue Visa Umrah In the mid of March after taking a complete plan on the contaminated persons before the entry to the Kingdom.

In the context of the international efforts, the World Health Organization greatly appreciated the generous humanitarian gesture from King Salman Bin Abdulaziz highlighting the Kingdom’s role at the International level.

TunisianMonitorOnline (Bassam Ouda)

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