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Saudi Arabia provides $18m in aid for ARCS hospital

Saudi Arabia provides $18m in aid for ARCS hospital

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May 08, 2018 - 17:11

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Saudi Arabia has provided $18 million in assistance to the Afghan Red Crescent Societyinfo-icon (ARCS) for the hospital equipment and treatment of patients suffering from congenital heart diseases.

Mirwais Akram, deputy head of the ARCS told Pajhwok Afghan News Saudi announced the aid through a formal letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today.

He said $12 million is allocated for the treatment of children suffering from congenital heart disease and $6 million for supplying necessary equipments for the hospital.

He said the hospital building had been constructed and would be soon equipped with necessary machinery.

Akram added Qatar also pledged assistance in terms of providing professional individuals for the hospital.

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