Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman being decorated with the Supreme Medal of the Republic of Guinea by President Alpha Conde. Conde also presented an appreciation certificate in recognition of King Salman’s efforts to consolidate peace in the world. Later, both leaders held talks at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh. (SPA)
OIC delivers COVID-19 emergency medical aid to Afghanistan
- The aid parcels contain disposable medical masks and protective clothing for quarantine personnel
RIYADH: Emergency medical aid organized under the auspices of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has arrived at Kabul International Airport, ready to be delivered to the Afghan ministries of foreign affairs and public health to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
The aid parcels containing disposable medical masks, specialized N95 hospital masks and protective clothing for quarantine personnel were handed over to the Afghan authorities in presence of OIC’s Resident Representative in Kabul.
Meanwhile the Islamic Solidarity Fund (ISF), a subsidiary OIC institution aimed at supporting the least developed member states in their response to the pandemic, especially in the health sector, has also delivered a first tranche of emergency financial assistance to Afghanistan.
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