KSA’s humanitarian aid agency chief meets Tajikistan envoy

Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah meets with Tajik Ambassador Zarobiddin Qosimi in Riyadh on Sunday. (SPA)
Updated 30 December 2018
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KSA’s humanitarian aid agency chief meets Tajikistan envoy

  • Saudi humanitarian tenders in accordance with the official Saudi Aid Platform in its current phase have reached a total of $32.83 billion

JEDDAH: Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, supervisor general of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), met Tajik Ambassador Zarobiddin Qosimi in Riyadh on Sunday. They discussed issues of common interest and ways to enhance cooperation between the two sides.
On Saturday, KSRelief signed agreements with Tajikistan’s Emergency and Civil Defense Committee and the Land Reclamation and Irrigation Agency to support relief projects for people affected by seasonal floods and other natural disasters.
KSRelief Assistant General Supervisor Ahmed bin Ali Al-Bayez signed the agreements on the center’s behalf. Under the agreement with the Emergency and Civil Defense Committee of Tajikistan, KSRelief will extend financial assistance for the purchase of necessary equipment and formation of rapid response teams.
The second deal aims at providing Tajik Land Reclamation and Irrigation Agency with funds to maintain its concrete fenders project in its rivers to protect villages.
The Kingdom’s humanitarian tenders in accordance with the official Saudi Aid Platform in its current phase (2007-2017) have reached a total of $32.83 billion.
The number of the Kingdom’s humanitarian, development and philanthropic projects reached 1,084, with a total of $31.90 billion for 78 benefiting countries.


Islamic anti-terror coalition chief receives Lebanese Army commander

Updated 47 min 45 sec ago
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Islamic anti-terror coalition chief receives Lebanese Army commander

The secretary-general of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC), Maj. Gen. Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Moghedi, received in Riyadh on Wednesday the commander of the Lebanese army, Gen. Joseph Aoun.

The visit was part of the continuous cooperation between the IMCTC and its 41 member states, including Lebanon, and aimed at promoting joint efforts against terrorism.