Saudi aid agency continues relief efforts in Yemen

KSRelief has delivered 453 projects worth $3 billion across Yemen. (SPA)
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Updated 18 April 2020

Saudi aid agency continues relief efforts in Yemen

  • KSRelief has delivered 453 projects worth $3 billion across Yemen

MARIB: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) continued its efforts to help people affected by rains in Yemen’s Marib governorate.
The center distributed 217 shelter bags at Al-Meel camp, which benefited 1,302 people displaced by the torrents, in cooperation with Al-Khair Coalition for Humanitarian Relief. In Aden, KSRelief distributed 1,200 food baskets in the areas adjacent to the Saada governorate of Yemen, benefiting 6,000 people.
KSRelief has delivered 453 projects worth $3 billion across Yemen, working alongside 80 partners, including 204 initiatives in the health sector, 79 in food security, 27 involving environmental sanitation, and 26 in the field of support and coordination of humanitarian operations.

 


Saudi king, crown prince congratulate president-elect of Burundi on victory

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Saudi king, crown prince congratulate president-elect of Burundi on victory

King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday congratulated Evariste Ndayishimiye on winning the presidential election in Burundi.

The king and crown prince wished Ndayishimiye success and the people of Burundi further progress and prosperity. 

Ndayishimiye, who was the ruling party’s candidate, was on Monday declared victorious after winning 68.72 percent of the vote.

Opposition leader Agathon Rwasa received 24.19 percent.

Ndayishimiye, 52, is a former army general and will replace President Pierre Nkurunziza.