Construction work for Madinah Peace Museum inaugurated

Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, president of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, said the museum was a message of peace and security. (SPA)
Updated 18 May 2019

Construction work for Madinah Peace Museum inaugurated

  • The museum is expected to be built within 12 months and aims to enrich the cultural experience of visitors to Madinah by introducing them to the city
  • It will have 10 halls, including one with an explanation about why the Prophet migrated to Madinah and the most important events that he faced on his arrival to the city

JEDDAH: Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman on Saturday inaugurated the construction work of a peace museum in the holy city.
The museum, which has a total area of 17,400 square meters and an exhibition area of 4,650 square meters, is to the west of the Prophet’s Mosque.
It is expected to be built within 12 months and aims to enrich the cultural experience of visitors to Madinah by introducing them to the city and highlighting the Saudi leadership’s service of the holy sites in Makkah and Madinah.
The museum is affiliated with the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques and is supervised by the Development Authority of the Madinah area.
Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sudais, president of the General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, said the museum was a message of peace and security.
He added that Islamic civilization was launched by the Prophet Muhammad (PBHU), who was sent by Allah as a “mercy to all the worlds.”
The museum will have 10 halls. These include one with an explanation about why the Prophet migrated to Madinah and the most important events that he faced on his arrival to the city, another about the Prophet’s Mosque,  and another which introduces visitors to historic areas around the Prophet’s Mosque.
There will also be an architecture hall, featuring displays and explanations about minarets, domes, inscriptions and decorations.


KSRelief dispatches help for Lebanese medical teams treating explosion victims 

Updated 05 August 2020

KSRelief dispatches help for Lebanese medical teams treating explosion victims 

RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has assisted Lebanese medical teams treating victims of the Beirut explosion on Tuesday.

Emergency teams from the Souboul Al Salam Relief Team, which is funded by KSRelief, went from north of Lebanon to Beirut to support medical teams on the ground. 

Another team from Al-Amal Medical Center, also funded by KSRelief, provided emergency health care services and started a blood donation campaign to meet the demand of Beirut hospitals.

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The prime minister of Lebanon, which is already struggling with an economic crisis and battling COVID-19, has made a desperate plea for help following Tuesday’s deadly explosions.
Kuwait said it has delivered medical aid and other essentials by a military plane on Wednesday morning.
The World Health Organization and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies were sending 40 tonnes of medical supplies, including personal protective equipment to Beirut on a flight paid for by Dubai-based International Humanitarian City, a hub for humanitarian emergency preparedness and response, a WHO representative said.
"We are offering medical trauma kits and surgical kits containing things such as syringes, bandages and surgical gowns," said Nevien Attalla, operations manager for the WHO's Dubai hub.

*With agencies