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Saudi Princess Al-Taweel inaugurates diagnostic centre at JFP

Sep 19, 2011, 1:33 PM | Article By: Momodou Faal

Her Royal Highness Princess Ameerah Al-Taweel of  the Kingdom of Saudi- Arabia on Saturday during a brief stop in The Gambia officially inaugurated a diagnostic centre  sponsored by Al Walib   Ibn Talal Foundation at the Jammeh Foundation for Peace Hospital (JFP) in Bundung.

Speaking at the ceremony, witness by hundreds of people at the JFP, Princess Al-Taweel thanked the management and board of the hospital for the warm welcome accorded to her and members of her delegation.

She stated that no nation can fully develop without the good health of its people and human resource base, adding that the Saudi foundation is happy to associate itself with such an event, and to work closely with the JFP hospital.

She pledged that the Saudi foundation would further support JFP with $100,000, and thanked them for the good work they are doing in the hospital.

The Minister of Basic and Secondary Education, Fatou Lamin Faye, thanked the Saudi foundation for their contribution towards the JFP hospital, and health in general.

She pointed out that JFP is providing quality health services at the door steps of Gambians, noting that the demand at the hospital now is very high, since they receive many patients.

Minister Faye thanked the Saudi princess and her husband for the support given to the JFP.

Upon her arrival at the hospital, she was taken on a conducted tour of facilities by the hospital’s chief executive officer, Kebba Manneh.

Present at the ceremony was the chief executive officer of the Jammeh Foundation, Mrs Nancy Njie, and the board members of the JFP, hospital staff and people from the community of Bundung and environs.