Nahdi medical convoy concludes successful run

The team performed diabetes tests, measured blood pressure levels and body temperature of pilgrims in the holy sites, apart from providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation services.
Updated 09 September 2018
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Nahdi medical convoy concludes successful run

Al-Nahdi Mobile Medical Caravan, organized by Nahdi Medical Company in collaboration with the Makkah Region Health Affairs Directorate, has wrapped up its 15-day non-stop activities on a successful note. Over 8,275 pilgrims from Libya, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Malaysia, Oman, Egypt and other countries benefited from a range of services, including medical examinations, organized as part of the activities.

The medical team forming the convoy served pilgrims accommodated in eight Makkah districts as well as those performing the Hajj rituals at the holy sites. The team performed blood sugar tests, measured blood pressure and body temperatures of pilgrims at the holy sites, apart from providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation services. The pilgrims thanked the medical team for their health care services.

Yasser Joharji, CEO of Nahdi Medical Company, expressed gratitude to the Makkah Region Health Affairs Directorate officials for their continued efforts to make the convoy a success. 

“The medical team worked day and night to support the pilgrims and prevent infectious diseases during the Hajj. They also offered advice on essential health precautions and provided the pilgrims with premium primary health-care services,” he said.

Nahdi Medical convoys have been serving the pilgrims for the past years during Hajj under the supervision of the Makkah Region Health Affairs Directorate. 


Bahri’s maritime solutions on show

Updated 20 February 2019
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Bahri’s maritime solutions on show

Saudi shipping company Bahri is demonstrating its commitment to advancing the growth of maritime industry and improving security in the logistics business at the International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) and Naval Defense and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX).

The events are being held under the patronage of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, president of the UAE and supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces in Abu Dhabi from Feb.17-21.

Khaled bin Hussain Biyari, assistant minister of defense — executive affairs; General Awwad Eid Al-Balawi, director general of Saudi Arabian Border Guards; and other officials visited Bahri’s booth during the events.

As part of its participation, Bahri is showcasing its maritime capabilities and innovation-driven solutions at the largest defense expo in the Middle East. The company is also highlighting its unmanned surface vessels (USVs) at its booth. Powered by MAP Pro technology, which transforms any vessel into an autonomous one, Bahri’s USVs are capable of numerous applications, including gathering data, surveillance and reconnaissance. In addition, the vessels offer significant cost savings and reduce human workload in high-risk operations. 

Bringing together more than 1,310 specialized companies from 62 countries, both events offer a strategic business platform for exhibitors to present their latest naval, maritime and coastal security technology, equipment and crafts, and explore partnership opportunities with local and international companies. 

Abdullah Aldubaikhi, CEO of Bahri, said: “Events such as IDEX and NAVDEX provide a unique opportunity to gather new insights into new security technologies that can help companies thrive in a safe and secure trade. With Saudi Arabia being at the forefront of efforts aimed at maintaining stability and security in the region, maritime security is a key focus area for the Kingdom.” 

Aldubaikhi added: “Bahri’s presence at IDEX and NAVDEX 2019 is part of our strategy to further strengthen our offerings to enhance the Kingdom’s maritime capabilities and support its transformation as the world’s leading logistics hub. The exhibition also provides us with an excellent platform to connect with our customers and explore new partnership opportunities that will further drive our ambitious expansion plans.”

Bahri Logistics, one of the five business units within Bahri and one of the top 10 breakbulk carriers in the world, operates six new state-of-the-art multipurpose vessels that are capable of carrying different types of cargo, including project, ro-ro, breakbulk, equipment, and container cargo.