Saudia Cargo renews transportation pact with Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation
Feb 8, 2017: Saudia Cargo has renewed the agreement of human organ transportation with the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation. The signing of the renewal pact by Dr. Faisal Shaheen, the Center’s Director General and Nabil Khojah, Saudia Cargo Chief Executive Officer, complements the cooperation established by the two parties since January 2014.
Khojah has ensured dedicating all logistics available for dealing with the human organ transportation. Khojah has stated that Saudia Cargo seeks to enhance the role of its social responsibility through different activities and the company prides itself on being a supporter to the activities of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation for free since 2014.
He added that the working team has since then dealt with the shipments in a professional way and according to the required standards, as well as giving extreme priority to such shipments in terms of receipt and delivery in all cargo terminals in the Kingdom’s airports and that the 2017 agreement includes providing cargo services in the Arabian Gulf countries.
It is worth mentioning the number of shipments provided to the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation has amounted to 217 shipments in 2016.
On his part, Dr. Faisal Shaheen commended the continuous co-ordination between the two parties which contributed to the success of the agreement signed two years ago. The center may seek to expand its scope in the coming period and get more human organs through the specialized centers and health bodies in the Arabian Gulf countries.