Saudi campaign distributes iftar meals to displaced Syrians

Syrian refugees receive iftar meals distributed by the Saudi National Campaign in Turkey. (SPA)
Updated 20 June 2017
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Saudi campaign distributes iftar meals to displaced Syrians

AMMAN: The Saudi National Campaign to Support Syrian Refugees continues distributing iftar meals to Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Turkey, and to the displaced in Syria, Saudi Press Agency said.
Some 40,000 Syrians benefited from these Saudi efforts at its stations in Syria and Antakia, Turkey, within its program during the holy month of Ramadan, the agency said. In this context, Director of the Saudi National Campaign Office in Turkey Khalid Al-Salama said the office has been distributing iftar meals since the beginning of Ramadan for Syrian refugees in Turkey and those displaced people within Syria.
Regional Director of the Saudi National Campaign Dr. Badr bin Abdulrahman Al-Samhan said the relief efforts undertaken during the holy month of Ramadan stem from their belief in providing the requirements of a decent life for Syrian families.
Iftar baskets have been distributed to 3,509 Syrian families in different parts of Lebanon. Director of the Saudi National Campaign Office in Lebanon Walid Al-Jalal said they are still providing relief services for Syrian refugees to alleviate their sufferings in these harsh conditions.


Two Holy Mosques program receives international award

The Two Holy Mosques program has received the Sharjah International Cultural Heritage award for its achievements. (SPA)
Updated 22 May 2018
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Two Holy Mosques program receives international award

  • The state adopted the program presented by the SCTH four years ago
  • King Salman’s initiative to care for cultural heritage is one of the outputs presented by the SCTH

RIYADH: The Two Holy Mosques program to care for the Kingdom’s cultural heritage has received the Sharjah International Cultural Heritage award for its achievements.
It was described as an unprecedented national program sponsoring projects and efforts related to all aspects of national heritage.
King Salman’s initiative to care for cultural heritage is one of the outputs presented by the SCTH, sponsored and financed by the country, and it is being carried out as part of the important initiatives of Saudi Vision 2030 with more than SR5 billion ($1.3 billion) allocated in the current phase. The initiative includes 10 courses, each under implementation consisting of a number of main projects that amount to more than 330 in total.
The state adopted the program presented by the SCTH four years ago and financed within the National Transformation Program with more than SR4 billion ($1 billion).
The program includes the establishment of 18 museums in the Kingdom, 80 heritage sites and opening them to visitors, the restoration of 18 villages and traditional towns to visitors.