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MOH and SDAIA Release ‘COVID-19 Immunity Passport ’ Through ‘Tawakkalna’ Application​
07 January 2021

​​Dr. Tawfik Al-Rabiah, the Minister of Health, and Head of the Saudi Authority for Data and Artificial Intelligence (SDAIA), Dr. Abdullah bin Sharaf Al-Ghamdi, have launched the ‘Immunity Passport Service’ through ‘Tawakkalna’ mobile application. This service aims to confirm that a person has received all doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, making him immune to the virus.

On Thursday morning, the Minister received the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the COVID-19 Vaccine Center in Riyadh, within the framework of the vaccination plan implemented by MOH.

Dr. Al-Rabiah  Extended his sincere thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH the Crown Prince for their generous care to maintain the health and safety of citizens and residents, and take all preventive precautions necessary to protect them from COVID-19, and limit its spread. He praised the keenness of the wise leadership on providing the safe, internationally-approved vaccine in record time for citizens and residents. This has contributed to making the Kingdom one of the best countries in the world in terms of addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.

HE, the Minister, extended his thanks and appreciation for SDAIA (the government partner and technical enabler) for its efforts to support MOH since the beginning of the crisis, till now. SDAIA has also made contributions and attempts to find a distinctive technical solution, represented in ‘Tawakkalna’ application and the Immunity Passport service, which was launched today. The Passport aims to clearly reflect the medical condition of those who have received all doses of the vaccine and became immune to the virus. 

Moreover, Dr. Al-Rabiah has called upon all members of society to adhere to the preventive measures and wear face masks, as well as take the initiative to register for the COVID-19 vaccine. Furthermore, work is underway to open more COVID-19 vaccination centers soon, in all regions of the Kingdom.
For his part, Dr. Al-Ghamdi extended his thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his Crown Prince for their constant care and concern for the health of citizens and residents and the relentless efforts to provide a safe and reliable vaccine, making the Kingdom one of the first countries in the world to successfully challenge COVID-19 and do its best to provide citizens and residents with the best healthcare possible. 

 He has also expressed his happiness with the launch of the Immunity Passport Service through ‘Tawakkalna’ application for individuals who have obtained the two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Noteworthy, the Kingdom was one of the first countries to launch the Immunity Passport Service, which is provided by SDAIA, in support of government agencies. It aims to help them achieve their goals towards serving the beneficiaries of their services.

Moreover, Dr. Al-Ghamdi extended his thanks to the Minister of Health and MOH employees for their massive efforts and distinguished cooperation to provide several services to users of ‘Tawakkalna’ application.

SDAIA has served as a technical enabler for various government agencies. It has helped them achieve their aspirations and serve the beneficiaries of their services. It has managed to do this by developing advanced technologies thanks to its massive digital infrastructure. Through this infrastructure, it has been able to develop the services provided by ‘Tawakkalna’ application, whether regarding the pandemic or other government services, which helped facilitate access to the needed services easily, from one place.

Last Update : 09 January 2021 02:55 AM
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