Saudi Arabia’s King Salman appoints Dr. Al-Suleiman as member of Senior Scholars’ Council

Updated 23 July 2019

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman appoints Dr. Al-Suleiman as member of Senior Scholars’ Council

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a royal order appointing Sheikh Dr. Abdulsalam bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Suleiman, as a member of the Senior Scholars' Council.
The order instructs the pertinent authorities to carry it out and implement the necessary measures.


Health Ministry treats 649,690 Hajj pilgrims

The number of participants in serving pilgrims this year reached 30,000 employees of the Ministry of Health. (SPA)
Updated 24 August 2019

Health Ministry treats 649,690 Hajj pilgrims

  • For the first time this year, the ministry used robotic technology for medical consultations, which gave hospitals in Mina remote access to consultants in micro specialties

RIYADH: The Ministry of Health has revealed specialized services provided by its hospitals and health centers in Makkah, Madinah and holy sites for pilgrims during Hajj.
The ministry said that the number of pilgrims who received treatment in hospitals and health centers reached 649,690.
The number of participants in serving pilgrims this year reached 30,000 employees of the Ministry of Health, while 25 hospitals were prepared in Makkah and Madinah, with a total capacity of 5,000 beds.
For the first time this year, the ministry used robotic technology for medical consultations, which gave hospitals in Mina remote access to consultants in micro specialties.