Saudi Arabia distributes more vital aid in Yemen

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Saudi aid agency distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people. (SPA)
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Saudi aid agency distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people. (SPA)
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Saudi aid agency distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people. (SPA)
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Saudi aid agency distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people. (SPA)
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Saudi aid agency distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people. (SPA)
Updated 26 March 2019

Saudi Arabia distributes more vital aid in Yemen

  • The society’s leaders thanked Saudi Arabia, represented by KSRelief, for its efforts to help alleviate the sufferings of Yemenis

AL-MAHRAH: Saudi Arabia on Sunday delivered more vital aid supplies to thousands of Yemenis affected by war and natural disasters.
The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed 100 tents, 600 blankets and 200 rugs in the Yemeni governorate of Al-Mahrah, along with 3,320 cartons of dates in the Al-Makha district of Taiz governorate, benefiting 19,920 people.
KSRelief’s Al-Mahrah office director, Abdullah Al-Anqari, recently visited the Yemeni Red Crescent Society headquarters where he was briefed by officials on current humanitarian aid programs, especially help for those suffering in the wake of the recent devastating Hurricane Laban.
The society’s leaders thanked Saudi Arabia, represented by KSRelief, for its efforts to help alleviate the sufferings of Yemenis.
The center has also launched a program “You Are Not Alone” to help orphans by providing them protection, food, shelter, education and health services.


G20 discusses long-term vision for the digital economy

Updated 05 June 2020

G20 discusses long-term vision for the digital economy

  • Members from G20 countries, guest countries, international and regional organizations met virtually

RIYADH: The G20 Digital Economy Taskforce (DETF) held consecutive virtual meetings on June 3 to June 4 to discuss a comprehensive approach to digital economy policymaking and the future of digitalization.

Members from G20 countries, guest countries, international and regional organizations, addressed the relevance of digitalization in maintaining business operations following the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Data Flows, Smart Cities, Digital Economy measurement and Digital Security were also on the agenda as well as the Connecting Humanity 2030 initiative.

Delegates also discussed digitalization in the context of the current crisis with a long-term vision for the best use of digital tools to build economic resiliency and promote job retention.

Prior to the DETF meeting, on June 1, the Dialogue on Trustworthy AI in Pandemic Response brought together experts from both the public and private sectors, and academia to explore the optimal role of government in Artificial Intelligence.

The potential use of the technology in diverse sectors was raised, along with how AI can be an efficient tool in pandemic responses. The Dialogue also examined the G20’s role in policy discussions and the long-term inclusion of AI on the G20 agenda.

G20 Digital Economy Ministers will review and continue the work of the Taskforce at their meeting on July 22-23.