KSRelief distributes date boxes in Sudan

KSRelief in cooperation with Al-Eghtinam Organization for Human Development distributed 5,800 date boxes in Sudan. (SPA)
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Updated 15 December 2019

KSRelief distributes date boxes in Sudan

  • 2,650 boxes were distributed in the city of Port Sudan

RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center in cooperation with Al-Eghtinam Organization for Human Development distributed 5,800 date boxes in the Sudanese provinces of Kordofan, the Red Sea and Northern Darfur.

A total of 2,650 boxes were distributed in the city of Port Sudan and in various localities in the Red Sea area benefiting 13,250 people. This aid is part of KSRelief project aimed at distributing 100,000 date boxes across Sudan.

Elsewhere, KSRelief also funded Ambulances of Subul Al-Salam Social Association to carry out 14 emergency operations during the past week in Northern Lebanon’s Minieh region. 

Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian efforts exerted through KSRelief have reached 45 countries to date, through 1,062 projects, most allocated to Yemen.

The total Saudi assistance to Yemen since May 2015 amounted to $16 billion in humanitarian and development aid, in addition to supporting refugees, providing funds to Yemen’s central bank and supporting the Yemeni economy. 

The center also implemented a water and sanitation program that preserves the lives of families in Al-Khawkhah in Hodeidah, benefiting 34,614 people. Mobile nutrition clinics of KSRelief continue to provide treatment services in Sana’a governorate, in partnership with the Tiba Development Foundation.


Saudi Arabia participates in GCC archaeology exhibition

The pavilion features a series of documentaries on Saudi Arabia’s cultural heritage. (SPA)
Updated 21 January 2020

Saudi Arabia participates in GCC archaeology exhibition

  • Saudi Arabia’s pavilion hosts, 55 artifacts and relics covering different eras, including from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and the pre-Islamic and Islamic periods

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia, represented by the national heritage sector at the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), is taking part in the 6th Joint Periodic Exhibition on the Archaeology of the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Arab States in Kuwait.
The exhibition, held under the supervision of the secretary-general of the GCC, in partnership with the Kuwaiti National Council for Culture, Arts and Literature, opened last Wednesday at the National Museum of Kuwait and will run until Feb. 15.
The Kingdom’s pavilion hosts, 55 artifacts and relics covering different eras, including from the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and the pre-Islamic and Islamic periods.
The pavilion also features a series of documentaries on the Kingdom’s cultural heritage, a number of publications by the antiquities and museums sector on different areas of cultural heritage, as well as a collection of photographs and historical information on Saudi Arabia’s cultural depth.