Philippine consular visits in Alkhobar reset

Updated 24 January 2013
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Philippine consular visits in Alkhobar reset

In a move designed to accommodate the enormous demand for passport renewals in the Eastern Region, the Philippine Embassy has revised its 2013 schedule for outreach consular services, known as the “Embassy on Wheels” in Alkhobar.
The embassy has added four additional dates to Embassy on Wheels (EOW) in Alkhobar. They are Feb. 14-15, March 7-8, March 21-22 and April 18-19. This is in addition to the previously scheduled consular outreach missions.
Applicants with appointments for the months of February through July 2013 will be re-scheduled for earlier dates.
The additional have necessitated a shuffle of existing appointments.
According to a press release from the Philippine Embassy, those who originally made appointments for Feb. 21 and 22 will be attended on Feb. 14 and 15. Those with appointments on March 28 and 29 will be attended on Feb. 21 and 22.
Those with appointments on April 25 and 26 will be attended on March 7 and 8. Those with appointments on the April 23 and 24 will be attended on March 21 and 22. Those with appointments on June 27 and 28 will be attended on March 28 and 29. Those with appointments on July 11 and 12 will be attended on April 18 and 19.
Applicants affected by the revised schedule will be informed via e-mail and mobile phone. Appointment slots for the consular outreach on April 25 and 26, May 23 and 24, June 27 and 28, and July 11 and 12 are considered open, and the online appointment system will soon be amended to allow for online appointments on these dates.


Saudi Arabia's KSRelief distributes assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

KSRelief distributed assistance to Syrian refugees. (SPA/file)
Updated 21 April 2018
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Saudi Arabia's KSRelief distributes assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

  • KSRelief seeks to ensure that the living conditions of Syrian refugees are in accordance with international specifications
  • The center also distributed 3,500 cartons of dates in the villages of Izzala Al-Jumah in Yemen

JEDDAH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed humanitarian aid including birth kits, personal bags and baby blankets to Syrian female refugees staying in Osman Hospital and Central Hospital in Kattermaya, Kharoub province of Lebanon on Friday.

This distribution is within the framework of the assistance provided by the center for displaced Syrians and refugees in neighboring countries. 

KSRelief seeks to ensure that the living conditions of Syrian refugees are in accordance with international specifications through various relief programs. 

Earlier, winter blankets, jackets, jumpers, hats and other items were distributed to meet the basic needs of refugee families.

The center also distributed 3,500 cartons of dates in the villages of Izzala Al-Jumah in Al-Mukha directorate in Taiz governorate, benefiting 21,000 people.

In addition, 36 trucks with 469,483 kg of relief, shelter and medicines crossed Al-Wadiaa border on Thursday evening as part of the KSRelief plan to help Yemenis.

Of this total, 26 trucks with 500 food baskets, weighing 375 tons, in addition to 43,173 kg of shelter items, will be heading to Maareb province, and ten trucks carrying 42,221 kg of shelter items and 9.89 tons of medications will go to Aden.

On Thursday, the Bahraini Royal Charity Foundation and the Khalifa bin Zayed Foundation for Humanitarian Affairs signed an MoU for the establishment of the Bahrain Health Center in Aden, Yemen, at a cost of $2 million, in the presence of Ahmed bin Ali Al-Bayez, assistant general supervisor of operations and programs at KSRelief, and a number of officials. SPA, Jeddah