Saudi Arabia to take all precautionary measures to confront this pandemic: King Salman

RIYADH:  Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al-saud, in a special address to the citizens and residents of the Kingdom, assured all that the Kingdom is continuing to take all precautionary measures in combating this corona pandemic.

“At the outset, I pray to God to protect citizens and expatriates from the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic that has hit the world,” King Salman said, while underscoring full cooperation of the people is significant for the success of government’s efforts to stem the spread of corona.

“We are living through a difficult phase of the world’s history. However, we are completely certain that this phase will end and pass, despite its harsh and bitter difficulties, with belief in God’s words: (Indeed, with hardship [will be] ease, Indeed, with hardship [will be] ease). This crisis will become a piece of history that proves man’s defiance in the face of this hardship humankind is experiencing.

“Your nation, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, continues to take all precautionary measures to confront this pandemic and limit its effects. We depend on the aid of God Almighty, then on deploying our full capabilities, supported by your strong determination to face adversities with the steadfastness of believers at the forefront.

“The strength, steadfastness, determination that you have demonstrated during the clear negotiating of this difficult phase, and your full cooperation with relevant government agencies, are the most important contributing factors and pillars of the success of the state’s efforts, which has prioritized safeguarding health and made it the state’s top concern.

“Therefore, rest assured that we are very keen on providing the necessary medication, food, and living necessities for citizens and residents of this blessed land.

“All government sectors, led by the Ministry of Health, are doing all they can and taking all necessary measures to ensure the health of the nation’s citizens and residents.

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