Preclinical studies on the first Saudi vaccine against COVID-19 have been completed and clinical trials would begin as soon as “the proper approvals” had been given.
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Similar dedicated medical outlets will soon be opened in all regions of the Kingdom, officials announced.
“What happened today is… the turning of the page on all points of difference and a full return of diplomatic relations,” Prince Faisal told a press conference at the conclusion of the landmark regional summit.
Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani too was received by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who welcomed him and his accompanying delegation to Saudi Arabia.
The Kingdom reimposed a temporary travel ban on Dec. 20 following the emergence of a mutated variant of COVID-19 in a number of European countries.
The invitation was sent through GCC Secretary-General Dr. Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf
“Saudi Arabia is a great, great friend and brother of Afghanistan,” said Hamid Karzai, who assumed power with the help of Washington after the US invasion that ousted the Taliban in 2001.