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.


Sharm El-Sheikh main road named after King Salman

Updated 26 April 2019
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Sharm El-Sheikh main road named after King Salman

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt: The main road in the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of Sharm El-Sheikh has been named after King Salman, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday.

Maj. Gen. Khaled Fouda, governor of South Sinai, made the announcement during a ceremony to mark the 37th anniversary of Sinai Liberation Day.

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Egypt Osama Nugali, who is also the Kingdom’s permanent representative to the Arab League, participated in the event.

Nugali thanked President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi for bestowing the honor on King Salman.