KSA spends SR530m on Syria relief programs

Updated 14 January 2014

KSA spends SR530m on Syria relief programs

Interior Minister Prince Muhammad bin Naif, supervisor of the Saudi National Campaign for Syrians, has approved several relief programs for Syrian refugees at a cost of SR32 million.
The amount will be utilized to supply 3,000 new tents, 300,000 blankets, 200,000 jackets, 600,000 sweaters and other clothes to equip refugees against the severe cold during winter.
The Saudi charity will distribute emergency supplies through its offices in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. The campaign has already spent more than SR530 million on 81 relief programs for Syrians.


Pakistan's PM Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia

Updated 16 min 34 sec ago

Pakistan's PM Imran Khan arrives in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: King Salman met Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday.

The two men "discussed close relations between the two brotherly countries, aspects of bilateral cooperation, as well as the latest developments at the regional and international arenas," Saudi Press Agency reported.

Khan arrived in Riyadh earlier on Tuesday where he was met at King Khalid International Airport by the Governor of Riyadh Prince Faisal bin Bandar.