2000 News Story

Kingdom providing emergency medical aid to Palestinians

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz today ordered the evacuation to Saudi

hospitals of Palestinian casualties of the recent outbreak of violence in the Middle East. Medevac planes

equipped with specialist medical teams are being dispatched to Amman in Jordan and to Al-Arish in Egypt,

the closest points to the Palestinian territories. In addition, Palestinian hospitals are receiving from the

Kingdom medicines, medical appliances, and all necessary supplies.