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Total of 4,000 tonnes of dates will be donated to the World Food Programme (WFP) and another 3,000 tonnes will be sent to more than 30 countries
RIYADH, April 08 (CIC) – United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), and 30 countries around the world are to receive 7000 tonnes of dates this year donated by Saudi Arabia, King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarians Aid (KSRelief) announced on Sunday.
From 2007 to Feb 2017, Asian countries received a total of $21 billion, while Yemen topped recipient countries receiving $13 billion
RIYADH, February 28 (CIC) - Saudi Arabia has donated nearly USD $33billion in global aid in the past 10 years, according to data provided by the Electronic Platform for Saudi International Aid, which was inaugurated by King Salman bin Abdulaziz at the opening of the Kingdom’s first International Humanitarian Forum in Riyadh on Monday.
Representatives from many nations, including more than 65 UN and international and regional NGOs, will attend the Feb 26-27 event organised by KSrelief
RIYADH, February 15 (CIC) – Riyadh will host Saudi Arabia’s first International Humanitarian Forum on February 26-27. The objective of the forum is to provide a “unique opportunity to look at changing global humanitarian needs and to formulate new practical and efficient responses”, according to organizers.
JEDDAH, December 7 (CIC) – The two-day conference of the health ministers from OIC member countries culminated on Thursday with the “Jeddah Declaration”. The conference, held in Jeddah under the banner of “Health in All Policies, stressed the need for all sectors of government to support public-health policies.
Saudi Arabia has pledged one million dollar to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in recognition of its sincere humanitarian efforts to assist refugees around the world, Ambassador Faisal bin Trad, Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, announced at the UNHCR Pledging Conference in Geneva Dec. 9.
Ambassador bin Trad stressed the Kingdom's continuing support for the UNHCR efforts and noted that over the past three decades, Saudi Arabia has provided over $110 billion in assistance to more than 90 countries.