A number of princes, ministers and officials have commended the order of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to provide free health care to violators of residency, labor and border security regulations who are infected or suspected of being infected with novel coronavirus in governmental and private hospitals without any legal consequences, in order to ensure the health security of the kingdom and its citizens and residents.
In press statements, they considered this order a reflection of the human and moral approach in dealing with the health of persons who live in this country.
Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Eastern Region, stated that this order represents a humanitarian gesture from a just ruler who is keen on the safety and health of human and the ruler who adheres to what was brought by Sharia of urging to preserve the human soul.
Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, stated that this order comes as a continuation of humanitarian initiatives that the King has directed to confront the coronavirus pandemic in the world, which cares first and foremost with human and his right to access to health care.
Prince Dr. Faisal bin Mishaal bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Qassim Region, affirmed that this order embodies great interest given by the leadership of this country through its dealings with the coronavirus pandemic since its beginning and provides the world with a distinct global model in managing health crises at various levels.
Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Sultan, Governor of the Northern Border Region, stressed that this order reflects the keenness of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to preserve the health of citizens and residents alike.
Prince Faisal bin Nawaf bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Al-Jouf Region, affirmed that this order is a confirmation of what the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques attaches to the health of the people who live on the land of this generous country, and it comes as a continuation of what he ordered of precautionary misusers to prevent the coronavirus.
Prince Abdulaziz bin Saad bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Hail Region, affirmed that the order indicates the Kingdom’s keenness on all those on its lands, pointing out that the violators of the residency and labor regulations, who were included in the order, are an evidence of the charity stemming from the values of the Islamic religion that the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques holds.
Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, Eng. Ahmad bin Suleiman Al-Rajihi, stated that the order is a continuation of the humanitarian positions of the Kingdom’s government, its people, and its eagerness to confront coronavirus pandemic.
President of the Human Rights Commission, Dr. Awwad bin Saleh AlAwwad, pointed out that this order reflects the human and moral approach in the Kingdom’s handling of this pandemic, and its keenness to ensure that patients receive the necessary treatment according to the highest medical standards without distinction.
Attorney General Sheikh Saud bin Abdullah Al-Muajab, valued the order of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, which holds meanings that foster belief in human dignity, call for optimism, and instill a spirit of solidarity between members of society and its institutions.
The Secretariat General of the Senior Scholars Council said that the order stems from the values and principles of our true Islamic religion, and from which this blessed country was founded on.
The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Dr. Yosef bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen, affirmed that the order reflects the keenness of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, to preserve the health of citizens and residents in the Kingdom.
President General of the Grand Mosque and Prophet’s Mosques’ Affairs Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman bin Abdulaziz Al-Sudais, considered this order a new confirmation of the compassionate fatherhood and humanity of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques towards those who live in this country, regardless of their conditions or circumstances.
President of Saudi Red Crescent Authority, Dr Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Qasem, said that these directives reflect the keenness of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques on the health and safety of citizens and residents, which are of a high priority for him to ensure the safety of all.
Director General of the Institute of Public Administration, Dr. Mushabab bin Ayedh Al-Qahtani, stated that the Saudi leadership’s keenness on the health of citizens and residents is clear and stems from the principle that human being is the first.
At the end of their statements, they stressed that the order of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques comes within the efforts being made to confront and limit the humanitarian, health and economic impacts and damages of coronavirus.