1999 News Story

Saudi health center opens in Tirana

The health center set up by the Prince Sultan Charitable Foundation at a sports stadium in Tirana in Albania, today began its operations.  The center incorporates a number of fully-equipped clinics, including a facility for emergency cases. A large number of refugees, particularly children and the elderly, have already visited the center.
Meanwhile, a cargo plane left Riyadh yesterday for Tirana, carrying eight tons of foodstuffs, one ton of medical supplies, one ton of milk and one ton of blankets. Chairman of the Joint Saudi Committee for Kosovo and Chairman of the Saudi Red Crescent Dr. Abdulrahman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Suweilem said this was part of the Kingdom's ongoing efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to the Kosovar refugees, in line with directives from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz.