4th and 5th batches of Saudi medical aid arrive at Arish Airport

May 3, 2013

The fourth and fifth batches of Saudi medical aid for Gaza hospitals arrived yesterday and today, respectively, at Arish Airport in Egypt. The first consignment included 10 tons of medicine and medical supplies, while the second consisted of 12 tons. Both deliveries were received by representatives of the Saudi, Egyptian and Palestinian Ministries of Health. According to Egyptian Health Ministry Representative Dr. Tarek Khater, the aid will be transported to Rafah Land Port, where coordinated efforts will be made to deliver it to the Gaza Strip.