King Salman received on Friday the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine here on Friday.
King Salman was seen being inoculated against the virus in a video posted by the Saudi Press Agency.
Health Minister Dr. Tawfiq Bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah also thanked the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques for providing all the support to citizens. Besides, residents since the beginning of the pandemic until now.
Dr. Al-Rabiah said: “Today, King Salman received the vaccine out of his desire to become immune to the virus. His initiative is an affirmation that the Kingdom firmly believes that prevention is always better than cure.”
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, also received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.