Military vows to protect Kingdom

Updated 24 October 2014
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Military vows to protect Kingdom

Crown Prince Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, on Wednesday praised the armed forces for defending the country and Islam’s holiest sites in the Kingdom.
Prince Salman made the comments while meeting Lt. Gen. Abdul Rahman bin Saleh Al-Bunyan, chief of staff of the Saudi armed forces, Deputy Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Fayyad bin Hamid Ruwaili and commanders of the army’s various units, at his office in Riyadh.
During the meeting, Prince Salman thanked the officers for a “successful” Haj under the guidance of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah.
Al-Bunyan said soldiers, with the support of King Abdullah and Crown Prince Salman, would continue to perform their duty to protect the homeland and remain loyal to their leaders.
He said there was high morale among the country’s soldiers.
The meeting was also attended by Assistant Secretary of Defense Mohammed bin Abdullah Ayesh; chief counsel in the office of the minister of defense, Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Rayes; and general manager of the office of the defense minister-designate, Fahad bin Mohammed Al-Issa.


Saudi Arabia’s KSRelief orphan project honors mothers

We aim to honor mothers to promote the value and righteousness of all mothers in the hearts of children, as they are one of the virtues of the true religion, said Imane Al-Zubairi. (SPA)
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Saudi Arabia’s KSRelief orphan project honors mothers

  • The “You Are Not Alone” project targets 420 orphans by providing them with protection, food, shelter, education and health services

MARIB: In Marib, 180 orphans presented symbolic gifts to their mothers on Saturday as part of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) “You Are Not Alone” project, aimed at protecting orphans’ families in Yemen.
The event was dedicated to orphans participating in the project in the governorates of Marib, Al-Bayda and Sanaa.
“This event celebrates the mothers to highlight their important social status and symbolism in every family and society,” said Imane Al-Zubairi, the project manager.
She added: “We aim to honor mothers to promote the value and righteousness of all mothers in the hearts of children, as they are one of the virtues of the true religion.”
The “You Are Not Alone” project targets 420 orphans by providing them with protection, food, shelter, education and health services.
Meanwhile, the center also distributed 1,200 food baskets, benefiting 7,200 people, as part of a project to distribute 102,170 food baskets, targeting nine Yemeni governorates.
This assistance comes within the framework of the humanitarian projects, provided by the Kingdom for the Yemeni people, which has so far reached 330 projects.