He added in comments to the Salet Al Tahrir (The Newsroom) that Egypt would establish a national organ transplant network and a research center.
The meeting also discussed the upgrading of Nasser Institute as part of efforts to turn it into a global medical city.
“What was mentioned in the statement is completely false,” source at the Ministry of Interior said.
Egypt sent two medical aid planes loaded with necessary medical supplies, upon directives from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
The Ministry of Health and Population announced the establishment and development of 73 primary care units in Port Said, Ismailia, Suez, South and North Sinai.
The Chamber of Tourism companies announces the activation of medical aid centers and allocates emergency numbers for Egyptian pilgrims in KSA around the clock.