Crown Prince receives chief of general staff and commanders of armed forces branches

Updated 11 November 2012
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Crown Prince receives chief of general staff and commanders of armed forces branches

Riyadh: Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, received here today Chief of General Staff, Hussein bin Abdullah Al-Qabil; Deputy Chief of General Staff, Lt. Gen. Abdulaziz bin Mohammed Al-Hussein; Commanders of Branches of Armed Forces; and commanders and senior officers of the Armed Forces, who came to greet and congratulate him on the blessed Eid Al-Adha.
Addressing the audience, the Crown Prince said, ‘Praise be to Allah Almighty for bestowing many blessings upon the Kingdom and the most important one is the presence of the Two Holy Mosques. What I have seen this year of the success of Haj season has been an outcome of the State’s efforts under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud in providing all facilities to pilgrims, Umrah performers and visitors. Our security forces, National Guard and Armed Forces have contributed to the success of this year’s Haj season. We should praise Allah Almighty for the blessing of security and stability in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. ‘
The audience was attended by Prince Naif bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, Adviser at the Office of Minister of Defense; Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Special Adviser and Supervisor of Office and Special Affairs of the Crown Prince; and Director General of the Office of Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman bin Saleh Al-Bunyan


Saudi Arabia's KSRelief distributes assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

KSRelief distributed assistance to Syrian refugees. (SPA/file)
Updated 21 April 2018
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Saudi Arabia's KSRelief distributes assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

  • KSRelief seeks to ensure that the living conditions of Syrian refugees are in accordance with international specifications
  • The center also distributed 3,500 cartons of dates in the villages of Izzala Al-Jumah in Yemen

JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed humanitarian aid including birth kits, personal bags and baby blankets to Syrian female refugees staying in Osman Hospital and Central Hospital in Kattermaya, Kharoub province of Lebanon on Friday.

This distribution is within the framework of the assistance provided by the center for displaced Syrians and refugees in neighboring countries. 

KSRelief seeks to ensure that the living conditions of Syrian refugees are in accordance with international specifications through various relief programs. 

Earlier, winter blankets, jackets, jumpers, hats and other items were distributed to meet the basic needs of refugee families.

The center also distributed 3,500 cartons of dates in the villages of Izzala Al-Jumah in Al-Mukha directorate in Taiz governorate, benefiting 21,000 people.

In addition, 36 trucks with 469,483 kg of relief, shelter and medicines crossed Al-Wadiaa border on Thursday evening as part of the KSRelief plan to help Yemenis.

Of this total, 26 trucks with 500 food baskets, weighing 375 tons, in addition to 43,173 kg of shelter items, will be heading to Maareb province, and ten trucks carrying 42,221 kg of shelter items and 9.89 tons of medications will go to Aden.

On Thursday, the Bahraini Royal Charity Foundation and the Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation for Humanitarian Affairs signed an MoU for the establishment of the Bahrain Health Center in Aden, Yemen, at a cost of $2 million, in the presence of Ahmed bin Ali Al-Bayez, assistant general supervisor of operations and programs at KSRelief, and a number of officials. SPA, Jeddah