NEW YORK: Supervisor-General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabeeah met Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) Philippe Lazzarini at the 77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York City, Saudi Press Agency reported.
During the meeting, Al-Rabeeah provided an overview of Saudi Arabia’s efforts to provide humanitarian aid and assistance — totaling more than $5 billion — to the Palestinian people.
He emphasized the Kingdom’s resolve to stand by Palestinians while alleviating their suffering.
During the meeting, the two discussed ways to improve cooperation and joint coordination, touching on a variety of humanitarian and relief issues of mutual interest.
Lazzarini, who noted UNRWA’s close collaboration with KSrelief, praised Saudi Arabia’s support for the agency, which helps to improve the humanitarian conditions of Palestinian refugees.