Two Saudi planes, flown by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Action, arrived in the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, today, representing the first pioneers of the Saudi air bridge to contribute to combating the effects of the Corona pandemic (Covid-19).
This is based on what was presented by His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense following the request of the Malaysian First Minister for Foreign Affairs Hisham Al-Din Hussein, which he made during his call with His Highness the Crown Prince.
The two planes were received by the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Malaysia, Mahmoud Hussain Kattan, and the Undersecretary of the American Affairs Department and the Undersecretary for the West Asia Department of the Malaysian Foreign Ministry, Muhammad Abdul Rashid.
The Saudi air bridge includes 100 ventilators, 150 portable ventilators, 319 oxygen concentrator devices, 30 respiratory support devices, 100 portable ventilator consumables, 150 electric medical beds, 15 vital signs monitoring devices with a trolley, and 10 devices.
To monitor vital signs with a centralized trolley, 27 portable vital signs monitors with a trolley, 3 million surgical masks, 1 million N95 masks, 500,000 medical gloves, 180 blood oxygen meters, 50 intravenous injection pumps, 50 infusion pumps, and 7 Defibrillators, 5 video laryngoscopes, 5 ECG devices, and 10,000 protective medical gowns.
As for the one million doses of the anti-Coronavirus vaccine, it will be secured through coordination with the office of His Excellency the Malaysian Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs to expedite contracting with one of the approved international companies to supply the required quantities of vaccines directly from its factories to Malaysia.
This initiative embodies the civilized human face of the Kingdom, and the depth of the strong brotherly relations that bind the two countries, especially in such difficult epidemiological conditions that the whole world is going through.