Prince Saud assumes duty as EP governor

Updated 11 February 2013
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Prince Saud assumes duty as EP governor

Prince Saud bin Naif assumed his duties here yesterday after the issuance of the royal order appointing him as governor of the Eastern Province.
The prince received a number of senior officials and a group of citizens in the region who came to congratulate him on his appointment.
On arrival at King Abdul Aziz Air Base in Dhahran, Prince Saud was greeted by Deputy Gov. Prince Jelawi bin Abdul Aziz bin Musaed, Prince Mishaal bin Saud, deputy commander of the National Guard in the region, other princes and senior officials.
In a statement on the occasion, Prince Saud thanked Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah for reposing his confidence in him and prayed to the Almighty to help him carry out his duties in the best manner.
The new governor said he would work for the development of the Eastern Province and for the progress and prosperity of its people under the guidance of King Abdullah, Crown Prince Salman and Prince Muqrin, second deputy premier. “King Abdullah’s main concern is citizens,” he pointed out.
Prince Saud expressed his gratitude to officials and citizens who congratulated him on the new appointment for their noble feelings, praying to the Almighty to help him continue the achievements of the region’s former governors.


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