2004 News Story

Crown Prince receives Italian Minister of Health

Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz received in Riyadh today visiting Italian Minister of Health Gerolamo Sirchia. Minister Sirchia has been holding talks with Minister of Health Dr. Hamad Al-Mani, discussing issues pertaining to medical cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Italy, notably in the areas of organ transplants, genetic blood diseases, and exchange of expertise in the fields of training as well as treatment. Yesterday, Minister Sirchia visited King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, touring a number of departments. Today, he met with Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabie'a, Executive Director for Health Affairs of the National Guard.