Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef provides SR12m iftar meals for refugees

Wednesday 10th Jun 2015
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef (Photo SPA)

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef (Photo SPA)

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef has donated SR12 million to supply iftar meals to Syrian and Somalis refugees during the month of Ramadan.

The donation came at the request of King Salman, said Saed Al-Arabi Al-Harthi, adviser to the interior minister. He added that the total value of iftar meals approved by the Crown Prince amounted to SR12.39 million, and that they would be distributed among the Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey as well as some allocation for the Somalis.

“Preparations have been made for the distribution of iftar meals in these countries through the Saudi Relief Campaign offices in those countries,” said Al-Harthi, adding that 30,000 baskets of foodstuffs will be distributed in Lebanon, 300,000 in Turkey, 6,000 in Jordan and 30,000 in Somalia.

The program is aimed at meeting the needs of families during Ramadan, Al-Harthi stated: “We’ll distribute the meals with the support of national and international relief organizations”.



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