Saudia Cargo renews agreement to transport human organs
Feb 08, 2017: Saudia Cargo has renewed the agreement of human organ transportation with the Saudi Centre for Organ Transplantation.
The renewal of the agreement 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 according to the international terms to the services of the noble humanitarian objectives.
Faisal Shaheen, the Centre’s Director General and Nabil Khojah, Saudia Cargo’s chief executive officer, have signed the agreement.
Khojah said, “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 Centre for Organ Transplantation has amounted to 217 shipments in 2016.
Faisal Shaheen, the Saudi Centre for Organ Transplantation’s director general has treasured the high coordination that contributed to the success of the agreement since its signature two years ago, indicating that the centre shall seek to expand its scope in the coming period and get more human organs through the specialised centres and health bodies in the Arabian Gulf countries.