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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Receives 1st Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

A national vaccination plan is currently underway in KSA.

Prince Mohammed Bin SalmanPrince Mohammed Bin Salman Receives 1st Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine - OyeYeah News

Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday in  Riyadh.

The update was shared by the state news agency SPA.

Crown Prince who also serves as the Kingdom’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense received the first dose of the Coronavirus vaccine, in line with the National Plan for the COVID-19 Vaccine, carried out by the Ministry of Health.


Commenting on the occasion,  Saudi Minister of Health, Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah said: “I extend thanks and gratitude to HRH Crown Prince for his keenness and ongoing follow-up to provide vaccines to citizens and residents, as well, and his permanent directives to provide them with the best services”.

“What we are witnessing today, is among gains materialized, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, since the beginning of the pandemic, as an extension falling within the framework of the Vision 2030, guided by the policy of “Prevention is better than cure” the minister added.

“Such policy is represented by intensifying proactive precautionary measures, emphasizing that human health is first, providing safe and internationally recognized vaccines, in record time, and presenting the vaccines to citizens and residents, alike, a matter that made the Kingdom among the best countries, in the world, in terms of facing the Coronavirus pandemic, the ministers said.

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