In accordance with Royal Decree number 8328 of October 10, 2000, Governor of Riyadh Province Prince
Salman bin Abdulaziz has formed a committee to supervise collection of donations in support of
Palestinian victims of Israeli aggression. Launching a similar campaign yesterday, Governor of Makkah
Province Prince Abdulmajeed bin Abdulaziz declared that Saudi Arabia has always supported the
Meanwhile, two Medevac planes left today for Jordan to airlift eleven more injured Palestinians and their
companions to the Armed Forces Hospital in Riyadh, and the Palestinian Authority has received 30 tons of
Saudi-made medicines, the first batch in the program. Also to be provided, by order of Custodian of the
Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz, are 20 ambulances.
Minister of Health Dr. Osama bin Abdulmajeed Shobokshi yesterday visited the Riyadh Medical Center to
check on the condition of a number of Palestinian patients undergoing treatment there, and awarded them
the King Abdulaziz Medal of Merit (third class).