Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) signed an agreement with al-Basar International Foundation on Wednesday in order to implement fighting blindness programs in eight countries; the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
In detail Al-Basar is a “non-government, non-profit organization, also working in the field of prevention of blindness;” according to its official website.
Moreover; the agreement also had the signing of KSrelief’s Assistant Supervisor General for Planning and Development Dr. Aqeel bin Jamaan al-Ghamdi and Secretary General of Al-Basar International Foundation Dr. Adel bin Abdulaziz al-Rashoud; SPA reported.
“30 medical campaigns will target fighting blindness in eight countries including Yemen, Philippines, Congo, Bangladesh, Sudan, Djibouti, Rwanda and Burundi; where the number of operations to be performed will be around 12,000 and 30,000 medical glasses will be distributed; benefiting 150,000 individuals,” SPA cited al-Ghamdi as saying.
In addition; he said that this agreement comes within the framework of humanitarian efforts being provided by Saudi Arabia; also represented by KSrelief; to alleviate the sufferings of people worldwide and provide treatment for them.