In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to provide financial support amounting to $ 10 million U.S. dollar to the World Health Organization (WHO) to combat the novel Coronavirus “COVID19” in response to the Organization’s urgent appeal to all countries to intensify efforts to take global action to combat the spread of Coronavirus, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) signed at its headquarters here today an agreement with the Organization to support it in combating the Coronavirus.
The agreement was signed by Assistant Supervisor General of the Center for Operations and Programs Eng. Ahmed bin Ali Al-Bayez and WHO Representative in the Kingdom Dr. Ibrahim Al-Zeeq.
Advisor at the Royal Court and Supervisor General of KSrelief, Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah, praised the royal directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to combat the Coronavirus, which embodies the noble human role of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and reflects its keenness to harness its potentials and resources in serving humanitarian issues, in full cooperation with the United Nations, its agencies, organizations and the international community for the interest of the humanity.
He commended the extraordinary virtual summit of G20 leaders chaired recently by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques which confirmed the noble human feeling of the Kingdom towards countries being affected by Coronavirus pandemic around the world and proved the serious responsibility of the Kingdom to combat the virus and transcend its dangerous health and economic impact on the peoples of the world.
For his part, Dr. Ibrahim Al-Zeeq expressed in a press statement after the signing, his thanks and gratitude to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia represented by KSrelief for supporting human works in general, and generous and continuing support for the World Health Organization to combat Coronavirus pandemic in all affected countries around the world, noting that this indicates the Kingdom’s keenness on human health, safety and protection from the evils of epidemics and diseases.