Based on the directive of The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
it has been decided to proceed with the separation of the Saudi Conjoined twins, Abdullah and Abdulrahman on 2 July 2007
, with the rehearsal procedure to take place on 30 June 2007, as stated by Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah, Head of the Multidisciplinary Surgical Team
. The operation is expected to last for 21 hours and take 10 phases.