World Food Programme, UN official highlight Saudi relief center’s humanitarian work

Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah meets with World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley in New York. (SPA)
Updated 25 September 2019

World Food Programme, UN official highlight Saudi relief center’s humanitarian work

  • Lowcock praised the efforts undertaken by KSRelief, and said that he hoped that the partnership between the two sides would continue

NEW YORK: The general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, met today in New York with World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director David Beasley.
During the meeting, the two sides reviewed enhancing bilateral cooperation in the field of food security, as well as overcoming the difficulties facing humanitarian work around the world. They also discussed joint programs in Yemen and Syria, in addition to the best support mechanism to mitigate suffering.
In his statement, Beasley referred to the Kingdom’s leading role in humanitarian work, adding that Saudi Arabia ranks fourth in the world in funding unbiased and neutral humanitarian work. He highlighted the strength of the partnership between WFP and KSRelief.
 KSRelief chief also met with the UN Undersecretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock.
Lowcock praised the efforts undertaken by KSRelief, and said that he hoped that the partnership between the two sides would continue. 


Saudi envoy receives Libyan ambassador to the UN

Updated 18 January 2020

Saudi envoy receives Libyan ambassador to the UN

NEW YORK: Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN, held talks in New York with Taher El-Sonni, Libya’s UN ambassador and permanent representative. 

The two sides discussed issues of mutual concern and latest political developments in the region. 

Al-Mouallimi congratulated El-Sonni for his new apppointment and conveyed the Saudi leadership’s best wishes for prosperity, stability and progress to the Libyan people. 

Al-Mouallimi reiterated Saudi Arabia’s rejection of any foreign interference in the Libyan affairs, adding that Riyadh will continue to push all concerned parties to reach a political solution that guarantees the unity of Libya and saves
people’s lives.