13th consignment of Saudi medical aid for Gaza arrives in Arish

May 15, 2013

The thirteenth consignment of Saudi medical aid ordered by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz to supply hospitals in the Gaza Strip arrived yesterday at Arish International Airport in Egypt. The delivery is part of a larger Saudi airlift that aims to provide SR 10 million [$2.67 million] worth of assistance to the Palestinian facilities. The head of the Saudi Ministry of Health’s delegation in Arish, Mohammad Muhareb Al-Mutairi, said in a statement that the consignment included 11 tons of medicines and medical supplies.