Thursday, August 19, 2010

Saudi Arabia announces 300 mn Riyals more in Pak aid

The Custodian of Mosques Shah Abdullah has announced an extra aid of 300 million Saudi Riyals for the victims of unprecedented floods in Pakistan.

According to the spokesman of Saudi Embassy, Saudi King Shah Abdullah announced 300 million Saudi Riyals more for the brothers affected by the worst floods in Pakistan’s history.

He further said that Saudi people have not only gathered aid in cash but also in kind for their Pakistani brothers suffering from the flood disaster of enormous proportions. The assistance will be dispatched to Pakistan soon, Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdul Aziz Ibrahim Saleh Al-Ghadeer added.

He said a separate amount has also been given in aid to United Nations for the victims of flood.

Source: TheNews

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