Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has directed the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action (KSrelief), the charity arm of Saudi Arabia, to urgently support Tunisia with medical supplies to help the Arab country overcome challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The royal order comes in response to the request made by Tunisian President Kais Saied during his talks with Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman on Friday.
During the call, the Crown Prince and the Tunisian president reviewed the relations between the two countries and explored ways to enhance them in various fields.
In a statement, Supervisor-General of KSrelief Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, who is also an adviser at the Royal Court, said that King Salman’s directive demonstrates the depth of the strong relations between the leadership of the two countries.
According to Al-Rabeeah, the medical aid comprises one million doses of coronavirus vaccines, 190 ventilators, 319 oxygen concentrators, 150 medical beds, 50 vital signs monitoring devices with a trolley, 4 million face masks, and 500,000 medical gloves, 180 pulse oximeters, 25 infusion pumps, 9 defibrillators, 15 video laryngoscopes and 5 electrocardiographs (ECG).