Egyptian Siamese Twins “Salma and Sarah” Arrive in Riyadh

In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Egyptian Siamese twins “Salma and Sarah” arrived at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh today, accompanied by their parents, coming from the Arab Republic of Egypt.

Upon arrival, they were transferred to King Abdullah Specialist Hospital for Pediatrics, at the Ministry of the National Guard, to study their case and consider subjecting them to a separation surgery.

Advisor at the Royal Court and Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah, who is also Head of the Medical Team, extended his thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and HRH the Crown Prince on this humanitarian initiative that comes as a continuation of what is being provided by this country to the countries and peoples in need, including various sectors. He also praised the important technical and logistical support provided by the Ministry of National Guard represented by the health affairs through King Abdullah Specialist Hospital for Pediatrics.

For his part, Abdulghani Hilal, father of the Siamese twins, expressed his thanks to the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the warm reception and hospitality he received, praising the Saudi National Program for Separating Conjoined Twins and praying to Allah Almighty to protect the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. The Egyptian Siamese twin is the 118th case arrived from 22 countries, in order to be examined by the Saudi National Program for Separating Conjoined Twins.