Published On: Wed, May 1st, 2019
Published in Category: Islamabad

Saudi Arabia to launch relief, humanitarian programs for Pakistanis

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Islamabad: The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan on Tuesday said The Kingdom will support its brothers in Pakistan through implementation of different relief and humanitarian programs under its project the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre.

According to a press release issued, the embassy in coordination with Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal will distribute food baskets during Ramadan 1440 AH. A total of 18,250 baskets of food will be distributed among needy people across Pakistan.

Each basket weighs 30 kilograms of basic foodstuffs and 20 kg of floors. The press statement states a total of $1 million food items will be distributed among the needy people in Pakistan.

The project will benefit as many as 91,250 individuals.

During this occasion, the custodian of the two Holy mosques to Pakistan Nawaf Bin Saeed Al Malki said that this project is a continuation of the support provided by the government of Saudi Arabia to brothers in Pakistan.

The press statement added the Crown Prince is keen to stand with its brothers in Pakistan in all the tribulations and difficulties they pass through, and will continue to do so.

We are connected to this brotherly country with the bonds of religion and fraternity, and we have deep rooted historical relations. I can describe this relationship as a soul to the body.