Saudi aid chief visits UN Food and Agriculture headquarters

KSrelief chief Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah during a visit to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s headquarters in Rome on Monday. (SPA)
KSrelief chief Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah during a visit to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s headquarters in Rome on Monday. (SPA)
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Updated 29 June 2021

Saudi aid chief visits UN Food and Agriculture headquarters

KSrelief chief Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah during a visit to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s headquarters in Rome on Monday. (SPA)
  • Al-Rabeeah briefed the FAO chief about 1,616 humanitarian projects carried out by KSrelief in 68 countries

ROME: The supervisor general of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, on Monday visited the headquarters of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in the Italian capital Rome.
He held a meeting with FAO Director General Qu Dongyu during which they discussed matters of common interest related to humanitarian and relief efforts across the world. The talks focused on food security and nutrition.
The two officials discussed ways to enhance cooperation to help people in disaster-hit areas recover quickly and lead decent lives. Al-Rabeeah briefed the FAO chief about 1,616 humanitarian projects carried out by KSrelief in 68 countries. Of the total, 652 projects are related to food security and nutrition.

The FAO official praised the humanitarian efforts of Saudi Arabia through the center. He lauded KSrelief for its role in helping alleviate the suffering of humans without any discrimination.
The center has carried out five food and agriculture projects in Yemen in cooperation with FAO. The total cost of the projects is $33 million.