HH Sheikha Moza visits Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City

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HH Sheikha Moza visits Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City


Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia, Monday, March 22, 2010

Her Highness Sheikha Moza Bint Nasser, the Consort of H.H. the Emir of Qatar and Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), on Monday afternoon visited the Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City.

Her Highness and her accompanying delegation were welcomed upon arrival by HRH Princess Latifa Bint Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Abdulrahman Al-Shamekh, the Executive Chairman of the Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City.

At the outset of the visit, a visual presentation was made on vision and message of Sultan charity and the Sultan Humanitarian City and spottling light on the city programmes and services it renders.

Then Her Highness paid a field tour of the city's main facilities and visited the outpatient rehabilitation center, a recovery center and an ambulatory care center and the obstacles that could face the people with special needs in their societies such as stairs and slopes.

Her Highness called for revitalizing the institutional work between Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City and the similar Qatari Institutions.

The complex comprises eight buildings, a child development center, on-site staff housing, outpatient clinics, conference hall, sports hall and administrative buildings.

As part of her three-day official visit to Saudi Arabia, Her Highness also visited earlier today King Saud University and was given a full explanation on the university's vision, objectives, the programmes development, the research and community service centres and the university activities and its several programmes.

Her Highness called for launching bilateral educational and reseaching partnerships between the qatari educational, researching and medical institutions and the King Saud University especially in the exchange of expertise, visits and research papers for serving the joint objectives.

Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City is a new, 400-bed healthcare complex that includes a rehabilitation center, a recovery center and an ambulatory care center. The complex comprises eight buildings.

Located in Binban, a small community 30 km north of Riyadh, the Humanitarian City is a private facility that was established in 1996 to provide state-of-the art outpatient and rehabilitation services.

The City will occupy 98,000 square meters on a site of 1.2 million square meters. The City will also include a child development center, on-site staff housing, outpatient clinics, conference hall, sports hall and administrative buildings.