Saudi Arabia has welcomed 2.5m Syrians: Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia has welcomed 2.5m Syrians: Crown Prince
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif
Updated 19 September 2016

Saudi Arabia has welcomed 2.5m Syrians: Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia has welcomed 2.5m Syrians: Crown Prince

NEW YORK: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif said on Monday that Saudi Arabia has welcomed 2.5 million Syrians since the beginning of the crisis.
Speaking at a UN meeting ahead of his General Assembly address the crown prince said, in addition to these 2.5 million, the Kingdom has provided full support to the countries that are hosting Syrian refugees.
With respect to the Kingdom’s efforts in providing humanitarian assistance, Prince Mohammed said Saudi Arabia has given around $139 billion over the past four decades.
The crown prince also said the Kingdom is offering free education to around 285,000 Yemeni students.