KSrelief chief: Saudi foreign aid worth $84.7 bln, benefiting 79 countries

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Time: November 17, 2018   

Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), speaks at the University of Warsaw. (SPA)

Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, Royal Court Advisor and Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), stressed the outstanding contributions of Saudi Arabia in the field of humanitarian aid and relief, announcing that Saudi foreign aid amounted to $84.7 billion between 1996 and 2018, benefiting as many as 79 countries.

His statement came during a symposium held on Friday at the University of Warsaw, as he addressed the seminar in the presence of Saudi Ambassador to Poland Mohammad bin Hussain Madani; Yemeni Ambassador to Poland Mervet Mujalli and a number of officials.

At the outset of the symposium, Al-Rabeeah said that Saudi Arabia is keen on maintaining the security and stability both regionally and around the world, especially, in Yemen, as he conveyed the greetings of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, Supervisor General of KSrelief, speaks in Warsaw, Poland. (SPA)

“Al-Rabeeah added that the KSrelief provided 482 projects worth $1.924 billion, benefiting 42 countries, pointing out that Saudi Arabia currently plays host to 561,911 Yemeni visitors (refugees), 283,449 Syrian visitors (refugees) and 249,669 Rohingyas, as well,” a statement on Saudi Press Agency (SPA) read.

 

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