Moroccan conjoined twins to be brought to Riyadh for possible separation

March 23, 2008

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has ordered the transfer of a set of Moroccan conjoined twins to the King Abdulaziz National Guard Medical City in Riyadh.

Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, chief executive officer of the National Guard Health Affairs and chief surgeon at King Abdulaziz Medical City, announced King Abdullah’s decision. The twins are expected to arrive in Riyadh within the next 10 days.

Earlier this month, King Abdullah directed that a set of Iraqi conjoined twins be brought to Riyadh for a possible separation surgery.

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