Riyadh, December 28, 2023, In his capacity as the Advisor at the Royal Court and the Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah expressed commendation for the insightful contents of the Royal Speech delivered during the inauguration of the fourth year of the eighth session of the Shura Council. The speech, delivered on behalf of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud by Crown Prince and Prime Minister His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, was lauded by Dr. Al Rabeeah for its practical, integrated, comprehensive, and balanced approach that mirrors a wise and thoughtful vision of the leadership.
In a statement to the Saudi Press Agency, Dr. Al Rabeeah emphasized that the Royal Speech is a testament to the established approach of dealing with present challenges while strategically envisioning the future. He highlighted the speech's role as a guiding roadmap aligned with the ambitious Saudi Vision 2030, providing a framework for the nation's growth and citizens' well-being across diverse fields.
Dr. Al Rabeeah drew attention to the Royal Speech's affirmation of the Kingdom's ongoing commitment to development, prosperity, and the enhancement of citizens' lives through major projects and unprecedented achievements. These, he noted, underscore the leadership's regional and international prominence, reflecting the Kingdom's strategic significance on the global stage.
Addressing the humanitarian aspect, the Supervisor General emphasized the Royal Speech's recognition of Saudi Arabia's significant role as a leading donor country, surpassing others in providing official humanitarian and development assistance to low- and middle-income nations. Over the past decades, Saudi aid has exceeded $123 billion, benefiting 167 countries through 5,694 projects. The speech also highlighted 782 contributions to 62 beneficiaries of international organizations and institutions.
Dr. Al Rabeeah underscored the Royal Speech's acknowledgment of Saudi Arabia's extensive efforts in providing humanitarian aid to various regions, including assistance to the Sudanese people and support for those affected by earthquakes in Morocco, Syria, and Turkey. The speech also addressed the Kingdom's solidarity with the Palestinian people during the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Notably, the Royal Speech praised the accomplishments of the Saudi Conjoined Twins Program, a globally leading initiative. Since its inception in 1990, the program has overseen 133 cases from 24 countries, earning recognition for its significant contributions to the medical field.