King Salman sends invites to top leaders for Arab, Islamic and US summit

King Salman receives princes, scholars and citizens at Al-Salam Palace in Jeddah on Tuesday. (SPA)
Updated 10 May 2017
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King Salman sends invites to top leaders for Arab, Islamic and US summit

JEDDAH: King Salman has sent invitations to several Arab and Islamic leaders, inviting them to attend the Arab, Islamic and US summit to be hosted by Saudi Arabia later this month.
The invitations were sent to King Abdallah of Jordan, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan, Iraqi President Fuad Masum, Algerian President Abdulaziz Bouteflika, President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger, Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King Mohammed VI of the Kingdom of Morocco and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi.
The Muslim and Arab leaders expressed thanks to and appreciation of King Salman for the kind invitation, lauding the solid relations between their countries, and the ever-progressing cooperation and coordination between them in various fields.
They highly valued and voiced pride in the tremendous efforts exerted by King Salman to enhance joint GCC action, and the Arab and Islamic issues.
They stressed that Saudi Arabia, under the leadership of King Salman, represents the main pillar of security and stability in the region. They hailed Saudi Arabia’s protective shield thanks to the strenuous efforts it has exerted for the sake of defending Arab and Muslim interests, and preserving Arab countries’ cohesion and unified stances.


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