Saudi Arabia donates $1 million to UN Alliance of Civilizations

Saudi Arabia donates $1 million to UN Alliance of Civilizations
This contribution from the Kingdom comes as a part of the $3 million Saudi Arabia pledged to provide in support of the UNAOC’s work over the next three years. (SPA)
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Updated 31 January 2020

Saudi Arabia donates $1 million to UN Alliance of Civilizations

Saudi Arabia donates $1 million to UN Alliance of Civilizations
  • This came during a meeting with the high representative of the UNAOC, Miguel Angel Moratinos, in New York

NEW YORK: Abdallah Al-Mouallimi, Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN, on Thursday, delivered a $1 million check from the Kingdom in support of the plan of action, activities and programs of the UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC).
This came during a meeting with the high representative of the UNAOC, Miguel Angel Moratinos, in New York.
Moratinos commended the great role played by Saudi Arabia in spreading the message of peace and love and its call for coexistence and rejection of hatred and violence.
This contribution from the Kingdom comes as a part of the $3 million Saudi Arabia pledged to provide in support of the UNAOC’s work over the next three years. 


Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
Updated 13 min 21 sec ago

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims

Saudi royals offer condolences to Indonesia’s quake victims
  • At least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced

RIYADH: The Saudi King and Crown Prince have offered their condolences to President Joko Widodo of Indonesia after an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale hit Sulawesi island on Friday.

According to the disaster mitigation agency (BNPB) at least 56 people were killed and 820 injured in the quake that left 15,000 people displaced.

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered their sympathy to the families of those killed and wished a speedy recovery for the injured.