Campaign launched to shield Saudi elderly from virus

The are more patients have recovered from the virus in Saudi Arabia. (AFP)
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Updated 04 April 2020

Campaign launched to shield Saudi elderly from virus

  • Older people are considered more vulnerable to respiratory infections

RIYADH: The Ministry of Health has launched a campaign aimed at helping the elderly to avoid contracting the killer coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Older people are considered more vulnerable to respiratory infections and the initiative, published on the ministry’s Twitter account through an infographic, reinforces guidelines on the importance of social distancing.
Meanwhile, the General Secretariat of the Council of Senior Scholars appreciated the coordination of citizens and residents regarding the instructions issued by the competent authorities in the Kingdom.


Saudi Arabia's crown prince and Putin agree to 'close coordination' on oil output

Updated 9 min 18 sec ago

Saudi Arabia's crown prince and Putin agree to 'close coordination' on oil output

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in a telephone call, agreed on further "close coordination" on oil output restrictions, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.
They also both noted the importance of joint efforts aimed at reaching the agreements within the OPEC+ group in April on oil production curbs, the Kremlin said.