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King Salman bin Abdul Aziz addresses Saudi nation amid coronavirus

Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

20th Mar, 2020. 12:20 am
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King Salman bin Abdul Aziz

King Salman bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia addressed his nation amid coronavirus outbreak today (Thursday).

According to Arab media sources, the king gave a speech on Thursday regarding the ongoing coronavirus outbreak and took his nation into confidence.

King Salman said the Kingdom’s government sectors, led by the Ministry of Health, would continue to take all preventive measures to combat the pandemic.

He also said that the Saudi people had shown strength in dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, saying: “We rely on the resolve of our citizens and residents, their determination and sense of responsibility” to fight coronavirus.

The ruler expressed his gratitude to the government bodies for their work during the outbreak, particularly professionals in the health sector.

Bin Abdul Aziz said the authorities would provide everything that citizens and residents of the Kingdom required during the outbreak and said he would do everything to preserve the health of the nation.

Addressing the global disruption the virus had caused since the outbreak in China, King Salman said: “I say it in all frankness, the next stage will be more difficult on a global level.”

It is pertinent to mention that his address to the nation has ended up all the rumors circulating on Saudi social media related to his health condition.

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