Saudi Gazette report
NEW YORK — Saudi Arabia will provide additional support to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria worth $39 million over a period of three years, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah announced.
Advisor at the Royal Court and Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, who represented the Kingdom, has participated in the work of 7th Conference of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
The conference was held on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, in the presence of the US President Joe Biden and a number of heads of states, foreign ministers and high-level delegations.
In his speech during the conference, Dr. Al-Rabeeah said, “Saudi Arabia is one of the largest international donors to humanitarian work.”
He affirmed that supporting the health sector is one of the most important priorities of aid to the Kingdom.
“Since establishment of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in 2002, the Kingdom has contributed $123 million for the fund,” he added, asserting that the alliance is important to strengthening international solidarity.