Conjoined twins from Libya arrive in Saudi Arabia

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The children were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The children were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The children were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The children were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. (SPA)
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The children were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. (SPA)
Updated 09 October 2019

Conjoined twins from Libya arrive in Saudi Arabia

  • The case of Ahmed and Mohammed is being studied as part of the Saudi National Siamese Twins Separation Program

RIYADH: Libyan conjoined twins have arrived in the Kingdom following directives from King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to study their case and the possibility of separating them, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
The children, Ahmed and Mohammed, were transferred to the King Abdullah Children Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. Their parents, who accompanied the boys, thanked the Saudi leadership for its warm welcome, hospitality and interest.
The supervisor general of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center and renowned pediatric surgeon, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, said the Kingdom’s initiative was in recognition of the difficult circumstances facing Libya.
He added that the initiative also reflected the humanitarian role played by the Kingdom’s leadership in dozens of countries that needed help and assistance with such cases.
The case of Ahmed and Mohammed is being studied as part of the Saudi National Siamese Twins Separation Program.

 

 


Electronic Trade and Retail Association OK’d in Saudi Arabia

Minister of Labor, Ahmed Al-Rajhi. (SPA)
Updated 25 January 2020

Electronic Trade and Retail Association OK’d in Saudi Arabia

  • The association will be under the supervision of the ministry’s trade and investment department

RIYADH: Minister of Labor and Social Development Ahmed Al-Rajhi has approved the establishment of the Electronic Trade and Retail Association, which is the first private community association. The association aims to develop scientific thought and educate the community about the concept of electronic commerce as well as developing and guiding websites and electronic platforms and preparing them for the practice of electronic commerce.
The association’s headquarters will be in Riyadh. It will be under the supervision of the ministry’s trade and investment department.