First Saudi’s Airlift to Combat COVID-19 Arrives in Malaysia

The two Saudi aircraft sent today by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) to Malaysia to contribute to combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) arrived in Kuala Lumpur.

This comes as an implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. It is also based on what was submitted by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, following the request of Malaysian Minister for Foreign Affairs Hishammuddin Hussein during his call with HRH Crown Prince.

The Saudi airlift to Malaysia includes 100 ventilators, 150 portable ventilators, 319 oxygen concentrators, 30 respiratory support devices, 100 portable ventilators consumables, 150 electric medical beds, 15 vital signs monitors, 10 central vital signs monitors, 27 portable vital signs monitors, 3,000,000 surgical masks, 1,000,000 N95 masks, 500,000 medical gloves, 180 pulse oximeters, 50 intravenous infusions pumps, 50 intravenous solutions pumps, 7 defibrillators, 5 video laryngoscopes, 5 electrocardiographs (ECGs), and 10,000 protective gowns.

Regarding the one million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, they will be provided through coordinating with the Malaysian Foreign Minister’s office to expedite contracting with one of the approved international companies to supply the required quantities of vaccines directly from their factories to Malaysia.