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Minister of Health Meets Senegal’s Foreign Minister
04 October 2015
His Excellency the Minister of Health, Eng. Khalid Al-Falih, met at his ministerial office in Jeddah yesterday, Saturday evening, with His Excellency the Senegalese Foreign Minister and his accompanying delegation.
At the beginning of the meeting, Eng. Al-Falih has extended the deepest condolences of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, His Royal Highness the Deputy Crown Prince, and the Saudi government and people to the guest minister and Senegal’s government and people, especially the deceased pilgrims’ families, on the passing away of some Senegalese pilgrims in the tragic Mina stampede incident.
For his part, the Senegalese Foreign Minister has extended his thanks and appreciation to the Saudi government, for the colossal efforts exerted to provide the best services for pilgrims and harnessing all capabilities to help them perform the rituals easily and conveniently. Besides, he commended the high-level performance of the government, which spares no effort in serving Islam and Muslims; the matter which appeared so obvious in handling Mina stampede incident, by means of caring for the injured pilgrims and providing emergency and therapeutic services for them.
Within the same vein, Senegal’s Foreign Minister highlighted that the stampede incident was utterly a matter of fate, with nothing to prevent it. Furthermore, he expressed the solidarity of his government with the Kingdom, which spares no effort in serving Islam and Muslims. Meanwhile, he denounced the media campaign, being launched by some against the Kingdom, taking advantage of this tragic incident in order to downplay the great efforts and services provided by the Saudi government to serve the pilgrims. Concluding his speech, the guest minister has extended his thanks and gratitude to the Kingdom in general, and the Ministry of Health in particular, for the great efforts it exerts for the sake of pilgrims.

Last Update : 07 October 2015 10:27 AM
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