King Abdullah issues directive to provide Palestinian Health Ministry with $26.7 million

July 25, 2014

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has issued a directed to provide the Palestinian Ministry of Health with SR 100 million ($26.7 million), Acting Minister of Health Adel Faqih said in statement today.  Minister Faqih said the royal directive allocated this amount to meet the shortage of medicines and urgent medical supplies for the treatment of wounded and injured people in light of the brutal Israeli aggression against the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.  On July 13, King Abdullah issued a directive to provide the Palestinian Red Crescent in Gaza with SR 200 million ($53.3 million).