1998 News Story

King Fahd congratulates father of septuplets

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Ibn Abdul Aziz has sent his congratulations to the father of the septuplets who were born in Abha on Ramadan 26 [January 24], and who are all, by the will of God, alive and well after six weeks.  King Fahd thanked the team of doctors at Abha Hospital for their continuing attention to the medical support of the babies and their mother.  He has also made provisions for financial assistance for the family.
The babies' father has also received congratulations and financial assistance from Crown Prince Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard;  from Prince Sultan Ibn Abdul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General;  from Prince Nayef Ibn Abdul Aziz, Minister of the Interior;  from Prince Salman Ibn Abdul Aziz, Governor of Riyadh Province;  from Prince Khalid Al-Faisal, Governor of Asir Province;  and from many others, including Health Minister Dr. Osama Abdul Majid Shobokshi.   The family has expressed their appreciation and gratitude to all of these, as well as to Director of Abha Hospital Dr. Abdullah Al-Hina, for caring for the septuplets and providing all the necessary medications and nutrition.