Saudi aid agency provides medical supplies to Palestine 

A third batch of aid is expected to arrive in Palestine from the Kingdom. (SPA)
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Updated 22 May 2020

Saudi aid agency provides medical supplies to Palestine 

JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) presented the Palestinian Ministry of Health with the second batch of medical aid donated by the Kingdom to Palestine to help combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Thursday. 

The aid included respirators, intensive care beds, operating tables, and monitoring equipment from Europe. A third batch of aid is expected to arrive in Palestine from the Kingdom within 48 hours. Palestinian Minister of Health Dr. Mai 

Al-Kaila said that the donations would help Palestinian hospitals and medical centers.

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Updated 31 May 2020

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King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday congratulated Evariste Ndayishimiye on winning the presidential election in Burundi.

The king and crown prince wished Ndayishimiye success and the people of Burundi further progress and prosperity. 

Ndayishimiye, who was the ruling party’s candidate, was on Monday declared victorious after winning 68.72 percent of the vote.

Opposition leader Agathon Rwasa received 24.19 percent.

Ndayishimiye, 52, is a former army general and will replace President Pierre Nkurunziza.