Makkah, (IINA) - On behalf of Makkah Governor Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, Deputy Governor Prince Abdullah bin Bandar recently opened a 50-bed emergency hospital to serve the visitors of the Grand Mosque.
The hospital is equipped with the highly advanced medical facilities, including a 10-bed intensive care unit, Health Minister Tawfiq Al-Rabiah said.
A Ministry of Health official said the hospital comes within the framework of King Salman's vision to offer the best ever services for pilgrims.
Millions of the faithful within the Kingdom and worldwide visit the mosque for Umrah and Hajj pilgrimages.
The ministry implements a program every year for Hajj and Umrah seasons to meet the health needs of local and foreign pilgrims.
According to the Makkah Health Affairs General Directorate, hospitals and health facilities in Makkah treated 50,000 emergency cases in the first three weeks of the holy month of Ramadan.
Source: International Islamic News Agency