King Salman Humanitarian Aid agency chief reviews relief activities in Yemen

Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah meets with Yemeni Minister of Local Administration Abdul Raqib Fath on Monday. (SPA)
Updated 03 December 2018
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King Salman Humanitarian Aid agency chief reviews relief activities in Yemen

  • KSRelief plans to rehabilitate 2,000 children who were recruited by Houthis

JEDDAH: Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), met Yemeni Minister of Local Administration Abdul Raqib Fath on Monday to review relief operations in Yemen.
KSRelief chief on Sunday categorically said the humanitarian aspect of the Yemeni conflict is the top priority of Saudi Arabia and other members of the Arab coalition.
He said the coalition members strongly support entry of humanitarian aid into Yemen and reject exploitation of this issue for political gains.
KSRelief on Monday organized a recreational trip for 27 Yemeni children to historical sites in Marib city. The trip was part of a project to rehabilitate children recruited by the Iranian-backed Houthis.
The program aims to help the children return their normal lives, through teaching them and practicing different sports, as well as field trips.
KSRelief plans to rehabilitate 2,000 children who were recruited by Houthis.
Recently, the center carried out sewing classes as part of its program to develop manual skills in five Yemeni provinces to support orphan families.
Members of the coalition supporting the legitimate government in Yemen against the Houthi militias have so far donated $18 billion in aid to help Yemen over three years.
The coalition is making efforts in coordination with different UN agencies to provide relief to the Yemenis.
In response to UN reports about worsening food security in Yemen, Saudi Arabia and the UAE pledged $500 million that will help around 13 million Yemenis in the coming months.


Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince meets Pakistan’s army commander

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Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince meets Pakistan’s army commander

  • Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Pakistan’s army commander, Lieutenant General Amar Javed Bajwa
  • During the meeting, they discussed the ongoing defense cooperation between the two countries

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Pakistan’s army commander, Lieutenant General Amar Javed Bajwa, in Islamabad on Monday, Saudi state-news agency SPA reported.

During the meeting, they discussed the ongoing defense cooperation between the two countries, and the opportunities to strengthen it, in addition to discussing developments in the region.

The meeting took place during the Saudi crown prince’s Asia tour.