King Salman center implements projects in Syria, Yemen

KSRelief also distributed humanitarian aid, including food and clothes, to 618 widows in Yemen’s Hadramout governorate. (SPA)
Updated 11 October 2018
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King Salman center implements projects in Syria, Yemen

  • KSRelief provided 50,000 Syrian children in 500 schools with bags containing school supplies and stationery

JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has implemented projects in Syria and Yemen.

KSRelief provided 50,000 Syrian children in 500 schools with bags containing school supplies and stationery.

It also provided training courses for 525 male and female teachers and administrative staff, and held awareness campaigns to encourage children to return to school.

Meanwhile, KSRelief-funded food baskets were distributed in the Yemeni districts of Al-Houta and Tuban via the World Food Programme (WFP). 

The number of beneficiaries in Tuban was 5,416, and 1,762 in Al-Houta. Residents of the districts thanked KSRelief for its support in alleviating their suffering.

KSRelief also distributed humanitarian aid, including food and clothes, to 618 widows in Yemen’s Hadramout governorate. KSRelief has so far implemented 286 humanitarian projects in Yemen. 


Saudi king leaves for Egypt on official visit

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Saudi king leaves for Egypt on official visit

  • King Salman will head the Saudi delegation at the EU-Arab states summit
  • Ways to strengthen Saudi-Egyptian ties will be discussed during the king’s visit

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman left for Egypt on Saturday on an official visit, during which he will attend the EU-Arab Summit, the Saudi Press Agency reported.  

The king will head the Saudi delegation at the summit, which is due to be held in Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh. 

The visit is a response to an invitation from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who will host the two-day summit that will discuss topics such as security, trade, development and migration. 

Ways to strengthen Saudi-Egyptian ties will be discussed during the king’s visit.