Saudi Arabia’s King Salman takes first dose of COVID-19 vaccine
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday.
King Salman was seen being inoculated against the virus in a video posted by the Saudi Press Agency.
Health Minister Dr Tawfiq Bin Fawzan Al Rabiah thanked King Salman for providing all the support to citizens as well as residents since the beginning of the pandemic until now.
Dr.Al Rabiah said: “Today, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques received the vaccine out of his desire to be immune to the virus. His initiative is an affirmation that the Kingdom firmly believes that prevention is always better than cure.”