KSRelief New York exhibit showcases Saudi projects

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The New York exhibition of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has received a huge audience during this week’s UN General Assembly in the city. (SPA)
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The New York exhibition of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has received a huge audience during this week’s UN General Assembly in the city. (SPA)
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The New York exhibition of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has received a huge audience during this week’s UN General Assembly in the city. (SPA)
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The New York exhibition of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has received a huge audience during this week’s UN General Assembly in the city. (SPA)
Updated 27 September 2019

KSRelief New York exhibit showcases Saudi projects

  • Visitors to the exhibition were briefed on the relief and humanitarian projects provided by the Kingdom to Yemen and 44 countries around the world
  • They expressed their admiration for the relief and humanitarian action they witnessed

NEW YORK: The New York exhibition of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) has received a huge audience during this week’s UN General Assembly in the city.
The exhibition highlighted Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian efforts accompanying the activities of the Assembly at its 74th session.
Visitors to the exhibition were briefed on the relief and humanitarian projects provided by the Kingdom to Yemen and 44 countries around the world, in the areas of food security, health, protection, emergency relief, education and shelter programs for the displaced.
The exhibition also highlighted the efforts exerted in the Saudi program to remove mines planted by the Houthi militia in Yemen, which cleared nearly 90,000 mines.
The exhibition also included the center’s project for artificial limbs that manufactures and provides devices and rehabilitation programs.
The visitors expressed their admiration for the relief and humanitarian action they witnessed, praising Saudi Arabia’s outstanding efforts to serve humanitarian action around the world.
The exhibition has been visited by Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Al-Assaf; Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir; Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa; Yemeni Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Hadrami; and a number of ministers from participating countries and officials of the UN and other international organizations.


Car crashes into door at Makkah Grand Mosque door

Updated 4 min 34 sec ago

Car crashes into door at Makkah Grand Mosque door

  • Police say driver in ‘abnormal’ condition

RIYADH: Saudi security authorities arrested a man who crashed his car into one of the doors of the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Makkah on Friday, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) announced early Saturday.

The car was running at high speed on a road surrounding the southern square the Grand Mosque, also known Masjid Haramain, the SPA said, quoting the official spokesman of Makkah region, Sultan Al-Dossari.

He said the incident happened at around 10:30 p.m.

 

"Thanks to God, no one was hurt," said the report.

It said investigators have found that the driver of the car was a Saudi citizen "in an abnormal condition." 

The offender is being referred to the Public Prosecution office, it said.