King Salman honors 200 Saudi organ donors
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has issued approval to grant 200 donors from citizens the King Abdulaziz Medal of the third degree.
This was because they donated one of their main organs, whether the organ was from a living or brain-dead person.
The King Abdul Aziz Medal is the Order of Merit for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The medal was named after the founding King Abdulaziz Al Saud, founder of the modern Saudi state.
The Wissam was established by King Faisal on March 20, 1971. Before this date, the Wissam was awarded on an irregular basis.
The first version of the medal was called the Great Badr Necklace.
Medal Degrees Include:
Special Category: He wears a sash with a pendant on the right shoulder, as well as a star on the left chest.
Distinguished First Class: The badge is worn on the neck, as well as a gold star on the left chest.
First Class: The badge is worn on the neck, in addition to a silver star on his left chest.
Second degree: The badge is worn on the neck.
Third degree: A badge is worn on the ribbon with a rose on his left chest.
Fourth degree: A badge is worn on the ribbon on the left chest.