British Middle East minister meets Saudi FM, visits KSRelief offices

British Middle East minister meets Saudi FM, visits KSRelief offices
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British Minister of State for International Development and Middle East Affairs Alistair Burt visited the offices King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief). (SPA)
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British Minister of State for International Development and Middle East Affairs Alistair Burt visited the offices King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief). (SPA)
Updated 15 July 2018

British Middle East minister meets Saudi FM, visits KSRelief offices

British Middle East minister meets Saudi FM, visits KSRelief offices

JEDDAH: Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel Al-Jubeir received at his office on Sunday the British Secretary of State for Middle East Affairs Alistair Burt.
During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, regional and international developments and issues of mutual interest.
Earlier, Burt visited the offices of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief). The British minister was accompanied by the British ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Simon Collis, and other officials.
Burt met Ahmed bin Ali Al-Bayez, assistant general supervisor of operations and programs at KSRelief. Al-Bayez briefed the British minister on the activities and achievements of the center and the various humanitarian projects initiated around the world. Since its inception three years ago, the center has started 439 projects in 41 countries around the world.
The center allocated 269 projects to Yemen, covering several humanitarian areas, including food security, health, environmental sanitation, and other projects for women and children. It also initiated a rehabilitation program for child soldiers in Yemen.
The British delegation and the KSRelief officials discussed ways to boost cooperation to expand relief and humanitarian operations across the world.