RIYADH, The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation and the Bahraini Royal Charity Foundation signed here today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of the Kingdom of Bahrain Health Center in Aden, Yemen, at a cost of US $2 million.

The memo was signed by Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation Director General Mohammad Haji Al-Khouri and the Secretary-General of the Royal Bahraini Charity Foundation Dr. Mustafa Al-Sayed, in the presence of Assistant General Supervisor of Operations and Programmes at the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid Ahmed bin Ali Al-Bayez and Abdul Salam Ba'boud, Yemeni Deputy Minister for Local Administration.

"The Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation will collaborate with the Bahraini Royal Charity Foundation in coordination with the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian to equip the hospital in the shortest possible time," said Al-Khouri, lauding the efforts played by King Salman Centre in establishing channels of collaboration with different Gulf relief authorities.

Abdullah bin Mudrek Al Roweili, Head of the Liaison Office for GCC Humanitarian and Relief Aid to Yemen, who is also the director of the King Salman Centre's Social Support Department, lauded the significant support provided by the Gulf countries for Yemenis to survive their suffering particularly at the medical level.

"The project confirms the solidarity shown by Gulf States to ease the suffering of the Yemenis brothers," he added.

The Yemeni deputy minister, for his part, commended the support provided by the GCC states and their keenness to assuage the dilemma the Yemenis are living, extending the Yemeni political leadership's appreciation to the Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation, the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian and the Bahraini Royal Charity Foundation for their consistent efforts.

Source: Emirates News Agency