Foodstuff handed out to displaced people in Yemen

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The distribution comes within the framework of Saudi humanitarian projects. (SPA)
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The distribution comes within the framework of Saudi humanitarian projects. (SPA)
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The distribution comes within the framework of Saudi humanitarian projects. (SPA)
Updated 15 December 2018
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Foodstuff handed out to displaced people in Yemen

  • The project distributed 15,000 food baskets to the displaced people in Hodeidah

JEDDAH: King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center’s (KSRelief) team inspected on Thursday the distribution of foodstuff for displaced people from Hodeidah to Lahj governorates in Yemen.
During the inspection tour, the head of the center’s office for aid in Aden, Saleh Al-Shabani, said that the center had distributed 926 food baskets weighing 68 tons and 524 kg for the displaced people from Hodeidah to Lahj.
The distribution comes within the framework of Saudi humanitarian projects.
On Friday, the center distributed more than 66 tons of food baskets to the displaced people from Hodeidah in the districts of Al-Maqtara and Tur Baha in Lahj governorate.
The project distributed 15,000 food baskets to the displaced people in Hodeidah.


Saudi Arabia's King Salman offers $1m to International Civil Aviation Organization

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman offers $1m to International Civil Aviation Organization

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has provided $1 million to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the Saudi Press Agency reported Monday.

The announcement came as part of the “Kingdom’s efforts in supporting international organizations and bodies and the leadership’s keenness to play an important role in the most important international and regional organizations,” SPA said.

The aid will go towards supporting ICAO’s No Country Left Behind (NCLB) initiative, which aims to assist developing countries in applying the standards and recommended methods for the safety and security of civil aviation.

The aid will also contribute to the costs of translating the organization’s documents and publications into Arabic.

The President of the Kingdom’s General Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA), Abdulhadi bin Ahmed Al-Mansouri thanked King Salman for his support to the aviation sector locally, regionally and globally, 

He said: “this contributes to the development of the aviation industry and to improve the safety and security of civil aviation in developing countries, least developed countries and island states.

The $1 million of financial assistance is an extension of the Kingdom's previous financial support in 2016 which “ the level of safety and security of civil aviation in the Middle East and Africa," Al-Mansouri said.

Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, the ICAO’s president, thanked the king for the support.