Riyadh, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) signed today an agreement with Al-Basar International Foundation to implement fighting blindness programs in eight countries, for the year 2020-2021.
The agreement was co-signed by 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.
Dr. Al-Ghamdi said that according to the agreement, 30 medical campaigns will be implemented to fight 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.
He added that this agreement comes within the framework of humanitarian efforts being provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by KSrelief, to alleviate the sufferings of people worldwide and provide treatment for them.
Source: Saudi Press Agency