Saudi aid agency chief meets EU Middle East peace envoy

Fri, 2021-10-29 00:18

RIYADH: The general supervisor of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, met the EU special representative for the Middle East Peace Process, Sven Koopmans, in Riyadh on Thursday.

Al-Rabeeah reviewed the humanitarian and relief aid provided by KSrelief to affected people in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and to Palestinian refugees, which will improve their living conditions and reduce their suffering.

During the meeting, they discussed ways of joint cooperation in this regard.

Also on Thursday, Al-Rabeeah met the president of the Islamic University of Madinah, Dr. Mamdouh bin Saud bin Thunayan. During the meeting, they reviewed the humanitarian and relief efforts of KSrelief in 75 countries around the world, including Yemen, through 1,776 projects and programs amounting to more than $5.5 billion covering various sectors in cooperation with 144 local, regional and international partners.

The two sides also discussed issues of common interest related to humanitarian and relief affairs, and ways to cooperate and coordinate in this regard.

Bin Thunayan praised the achievements of KSrelief in its global humanitarian endeavors.

KSRelief chief Abdullah Al-Rabeeah and EU special representative Sven Koopmans pose for a photo-op in Riyadh on Thursday. (SPA)
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