EP Emir to launch major healthcare projects today

RIYADH — Emir of Eastern Province Prince Saud Bin Naif will inaugurate a host of health projects worth SR1 billion in  Hafr Al-Batin and the surrounding regions on Thursday.

Minister of Health Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah will join the Emir in the opening ceremony in the city close to the Kuwaiti border.

Director of Health Affairs in Hafr Al-Batin Mutlaq Al-Khamali said these projects include the 200-bed Hafr Al-Batin Central Hospital, the 300-bed Maternity and Children’s Hospital, the 50-bed Saira General Hospital, six primary healthcare centers, a diabetes center at King Khalid General Hospital, and the new headquarters of the Directorate of Health Affairs in the city.