Dubai: Saudi Arabia is continuing to take all precautionary measures to combat the coronavirus outbreak.
Addressing the nation King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia said it is essential to enhance the individual and collective awareness and adherence to instructions by relevant authorities amid the exceptional circumstances engulfing the entire world.
“We are passing through a difficult phase in world history. I frankly say that the upcoming phase will be more difficult for the world. However, we are confident that this will pass. We will spare nothing to safeguard the safety of people and we are fully aware of what the world is suffering,” King Salman said.
The Saudi King underlined his keenness to make everything available for both Saudi citizens and expatriate residents, and that all health sectors, primarily the Health Ministry, are doing their utmost to take all the necessary measures.
Salman didn’t address the price war or economic prospects for the kingdom.
The king’s speech came weeks after the detention of high-ranking royal family members including his own brother, Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, and the former crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef.