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Dr. Al-Rabeeah Signs Contracts for Health Projects at a Cost of over SR 4 Billion
12 January 2014
In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, May Allah protect him, to promote the level of health services and provide the proper health care for the valued citizens, and as part of the Ministry of Health's endeavors to make use of the generous support attached to the health sector by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince and His Royal Highness the Second Deputy Prime Minister, May Allah protect them, His Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah, has signed Sunday noon, 12/1/2014 (corresponding to 11/3/1435 H.) 30 contracts of health projects, covering some of the Kingdom’s regions, at a cost of over SR 4 Billion.
 
On this occasion, Dr. Al-Rabeeah would like to extend his deepest thanks and gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince and His Royal Highness the Second Deputy Prime Minister, May Allah protect them; for their nonstop support to health services. He further lauded these generous efforts, which highlight the keenness of these leaders on maintaining the health and safety for the people of the Kingdom and providing health care for them.
 
It is worth mentioning that the contracts of health projects comprise the establishment of Mental Health Hospital in Abha with a bed capacity of (400 beds), by Rabiah Trading and Agriculture Company Limited, at a total cost of (SR 660,106,976.30), and the establishment of Makkah General Hospital with a bed capacity of (500 beds), by SEDER Group Trading and Contracting Co. Ltd., at a total cost of (SR 625,305,421.18). Thus, the total cost of construction contracts reaches (SR 1.285.412.397.48).
 
Besides, the health projects contracts include the replacement and development of the infrastructure of Asir Central Hospital in Abha, by Haif Bin Muhammad Al-Qahtany Company, in collaboration with Al-Sharqaoui Company, at a total cost of (SR 185,575,234.00), and the replacement and development of the infrastructure of King Fahad Hospital in Jazan, by Haif Muhammad Al-Qahtany Company, in collaboration with Al-Sharqaoui Company, at a total cost of (SR 117,188,664.00).
 
Furthermore, the contracts include the replacement and development of the infrastructure of King Fahd Specialist Hospital in Buraidah, by Al Majal Al Arabi Group, in collaboration with Abdullah Al-Sayyed Group, at a total cost of (SR 164,706,199.00), and the replacement and development of the infrastructure of King Khaled Hospital in Al-Majma'ah by Al-Seliem Foundation for Trading & Contracting, at a total cost of (SR 105,483,533.72 ), as well as the replacement of generators and their accessories at MOH hospitals and its health facilities by Al Beayeyz Company, at a total cost of (SR 102,758,255.00).
 
In the same vein, the contracts include the replacement and development of the infrastructure of King Khaled Hospital in Najran by SEDER Group Trading and Contracting Co. Ltd., at a total cost of (SR 97,326,400.00), in addition to the replacement and development of the infrastructure of King Khalid Hospital in Tabuk by SEDER Group Trading and Contracting Co. Ltd., at a total cost of (SR 91,326,322.00).
 
Moreover, a contract for the replacement and development of the infrastructure of Al-Jubail General Hospital was signed with Faisal Electrical Works Company in collaboration with the Boxall Company, at a total cost of (SR 71,986,821.00); that’s to be added to signing another contract for replacing and developing the infrastructure of Al-Qatif Central Hospital with Faisal Electrical Works Company in collaboration with the Boxall company at a total cost of (SR 66,718,479.00). Thus, the total cost of the replacement and infrastructure development tenders and contracts reaches (SR 1,003,069,907.72).
 
The contract of Wireless Communications Network in the Eastern Region and Najran was also signed with Ericsson Company, at a total cost of (SR 94,976,025.00); that is to be added to drafting another contract with the Computer Systems Company for the renewal and insurance of Microsoft software and licenses used by the Ministry of Health, at a total cost of (SR 65,400,000.00). Thus, the total cost of all information and communication technology contracts reaches (SR 160,376,025.00).
 
Over and above, the MOH signed a contract with Manafez Company for supplying 400 highly-equipped ambulances working with gasoline (type II), at a total cost of (SR 130,000,000.00).
With regard to the medical supplies, the MOH has signed a contract with a number of major national companies for the equipment of hospitals, laboratories, blood transfusion and artificial kidney services and the nuclear medicine devices, at a total cost of (SR 1,519,151,231.05). Thus, the total cost of all contracts reaches (SR 4,098,009,561.25).
 
Within the same vein, Dr. Al-Rabeeah has pointed out that these contracts come as part of the health projects carried out by the Ministry in a number of the Kingdom’s regions and governorates with a view to distributing health facilities all over the Kingdom’s regions and governorates. This also comes within the framework of MOH's efforts to provide health care for the valued citizens, serve the patient and gain his satisfaction; in an endeavor to achieve the aspirations of the rulers, May Allah protect them, and meet the health needs of citizens.
 
Meanwhile, Dr. Al-Rabeeah emphasized the MOH's keenness on developing its services and upgrading its health projects, in line with its ambitious strategic plan, within the framework of the National Project for Integrated and Comprehensive Health Care, which is based on the principles of justice, inclusiveness and equality in the distribution of health services, and their accessibility.
 
Concluding his statement, Dr. Al-Rabeeah prayed for Almighty Allah to protect this country, as well as its leaders and people, and perpetuate the grace of security and stability. He also prayed for Gracious Allah to bestow upon all the health and well-being, make all deeds purely sincere for His sake, and to help all achieve what they aspire to serve this beloved country and its valued citizens.
 
 
 
 



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