Saudi Arabia and Norway agree to provide water and sanitation for Somali refugees

Photo showing Dr. Abdullah Alrabiah and Abeer Shobasi signing the agreement to provide potable water for Somalian refugees (SPA)
Updated 10 May 2018
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Saudi Arabia and Norway agree to provide water and sanitation for Somali refugees

RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center signed a joint agreement today, planning to improve access to potable water, and sanitation for refugees in Somalia. The agreement is in cooperation with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), at a total cost of $2 million.

The agreement was signed by the General Manager of the Center, Dr. Abdullah Alrabiah and Abeer Shobasi, the Gulf Region Director of the NRC, at the headquarters of the Relief Center in Riyadh.

The agreement aims to provide drinkable water and water for sanitary use. Also, to provide, training and health education for those in the most affected areas of Somalia.

Shobasi expressed her pleasure at signing the first working agreement in Somalia between the NRC and the King Salman Relief Center. She hoped the agreement would be a good start and a strategic partnership between the two sides in the near future.


Tabuk military exhibition: Jump in, buckle up and take off

An aircraft cockpit fitted out with PlayStation DR technology will allow visitors to share the experience. (SPA)
Updated 16 February 2019
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Tabuk military exhibition: Jump in, buckle up and take off

  • The Royal Saudi Air Force is offering the activity as part of the third Armed Forces Exhibition for Diversification of Local Manufacturing, inaugurated on Thursday

JEDDAH: It is one of the most demanding skills in modern combat.
Now visitors to a military exhibition in Tabuk will get the chance to command a fighter plane and take part in a simulated air battle.
The Royal Saudi Air Force is offering the activity as part of the third Armed Forces Exhibition for Diversification of Local Manufacturing, inaugurated on Thursday.
An aircraft cockpit fitted out with PlayStation DR technology will allow visitors to share the experience of fighter pilots taking off and joining in supersonic aerial combat.