RAK Ruler opens Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 18th February, 2015 (WAM) — Under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, today officially opened the Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital ( SKSH ) in Ras al-Khaimah.

The RAK Ruler was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs.

After the official opening, they went on an inspection tour of the hospital, including the oncology centre, radiation therapy, surgical rooms, cardiac catheterisation and intensive care and laboratories, as well as the internal departments in the hospital.

Sheikh Saud hailed the role of the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to enhance the overall and sustainable development in the country as well as ensuring a decent life for Emiratis.

The RAK Ruler affirmed that the SKSH is deemed one of the vital projects within the framework of initiatives undertaken as part of efforts to implement the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa and the follow up of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

”Today, we celebrate the opening of, among others, an organisation which has been named after our President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa in our beloved country, in addition to other achievements which have made a positive impact in securing a dignified life, prosperity and welfare for all the UAE citizens,” Sheikh Saud said.

He also hailed the relentless follow up of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces which work as per the vision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa to serve the country.

On his part, Sheikh Mansour underscored the importance of this cultural and humanitarian project which was launched in implementation of the directives and initiatives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa, and was aimed at providing a decent life to Emiratis and develop the country’s infrastructure.

He added that President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa’s initiatives are undertaken across the country as part of a long-term developmental strategy and are in accordance with the latest international standards.

Sheikh Mansour also extended his thanks to Sheikh Saud for opening the hospital and his continuous directives to fulfil the necessary requirements to implement the project.

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SOURCE: Wam