$213.35 million transport projects launched in KSA’s Qassim region

1 / 3
Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal inaugurated transportation projects in the region in the presence of Transport Minister Nabeel Al-Amudi. (SPA)
2 / 3
Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal inaugurated transportation projects in the region in the presence of Transport Minister Nabeel Al-Amudi. (SPA)
3 / 3
Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal inaugurated transportation projects in the region in the presence of Transport Minister Nabeel Al-Amudi. (SPA)
Updated 12 May 2018

$213.35 million transport projects launched in KSA’s Qassim region

  • The projects cover Buraidah city and connecting roads, and include eight bridges at more than SR800 million ($213.35 million)
  • Transport Minister Nabeel Al-Amudi says the ministry has undertaken 41 projects in Qassim at a cost of more than SR4 billion.

JEDDAH: Qassim Gov. Prince Faisal bin Mishaal inaugurated transportation projects in the region in the presence of Transport Minister Nabeel Al-Amudi.
The projects, costing more than SR800 million ($213.35 million), cover Buraidah city and connecting roads, and include eight bridges.
Prince Faisal congratulated the people of Qassim on the projects, thanked Al-Amudi for his interest in them, and praised the Transport Ministry for its efforts.
Al-Amudi said: “This day is a continuation of the support that King Salman’s government and his crown prince are providing to the regions in the Kingdom.”
The ministry has undertaken 41 projects in Qassim at a cost of more than SR4 billion, and “asks all governmental bodies in all regions of the Kingdom to cooperate” in order to complete them, Al-Amudi added.
He thanked Prince Faisal for his constant follow-up on the region’s projects. They and an accompanying delegation toured the projects, and were updated on unfinished ones amounting to more than SR570 million.


Saudi bridge continues to aid stricken in Lebanon

KSRelief provided urgent food supplies to affected people living in the areas adjacent to the port, covering 500 families. (SPA)
Updated 10 August 2020

Saudi bridge continues to aid stricken in Lebanon

  • So far, 290 tons of aid transported to provide urgent humanitarian needs to people affected by explosion

JEDDAH: Aid continues to flow into the Lebanese capital Beirut, as the fourth Saudi air bridge plane operated by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) arrived on Sunday.
Ninety tons of emergency aid was flown in on the flight, including medical materials and equipment, foodstuff and shelter supplies. Medicines, burn treatments, medical solutions, masks, gloves, sterilizers and other surgical materials will be distributed by special teams on the ground.
The plane also carried food baskets that included flour and dates as well as shelter materials such as tents, blankets, mattresses, and utensils.
So far, 290 tons of aid has been transported from Saudi Arabia to Lebanon as per the directives of King Salman to provide urgent humanitarian aid to the Lebanese people affected by the explosion at the Port of Beirut.
This aid was provided based on an assessment report of the necessary humanitarian needs resulting from the explosion, in coordination with the Saudi Embassy in Beirut, and the KSRelief branch in Lebanon.
This comes as an extension of the efforts made by Saudi Arabia to show solidarity with the Lebanese people and to provide relief to those affected by the disaster.

FASTFACT

So far, 290 tons of aid has been transported from Saudi Arabia to Lebanon as per the directives of King Salman to provide urgent humanitarian aid to the Lebanese people affected by the explosion at the Port of Beirut.

KSRelief provided urgent food supplies to affected people living in the areas adjacent to the port on Sunday, covering 500 families.
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Waleed bin Abdullah Bukhari told Arab News that special committees would oversee and review reports on the Lebanese people’s needs.
“Aid will continue to flow into Lebanon after assessing the required needs of the Lebanese people in cooperation with the relevant authorities in Lebanon,” he said.
Countries around the world have come together to help Lebanon in the wake of the explosion on Aug. 4, which devastated large areas of Beirut, damaging and destroying infrastructure, buildings and homes, including all port facilities and the country’s grain storage silos.