Khalifa orders plane to airlift injured citizen in Saudi Arabia

Khalifa orders plane to airlift injured citizen in Saudi Arabia
2013-01-07 14:42:48

WAM Abu Dhabi, Jan 7th, 2013 (WAM) — President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has ordered the dispatch of a medical aircraft to airlift an Emirati citizen, injured in a car accident in Saudi Arabia, to complete his treatment in the UAE.

An officer from the Ministry of Interior and a medical team from the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi is on board.

A Ministry of Interior statement said Ahmed Mohammed Al Darmaki, 30, had a spinal injury following a car accident in Saudi Arabia and was rushed to the King Abdel Aziz hospital for treatment.

The statement lauded the Saudi health authorities for providing healthcare to the UAE national and wished him speedy recovery.

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