Saudi medical airlift for Gaza continues

May 7, 2013

The eighth consignment of Saudi aid bound for Gaza hospitals, consisting of 11 tons of medicines and medical supplies, arrived at Al-Arish International Airport in Egypt yesterday. The seven previous consignments included 69 tons of aid for Palestinian hospitals. The Saudi airlift is scheduled to deliver 140 tons of medical supplies, worth SR 10 million [$2.67 million], over a period of fourteen days.