Islamabad, 21 April 2022 (TDI): The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has provided 100 tons of dates to Pakistan under the direction of the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud.
The gift to citizens of Pakistan by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a reflection as well as the continuation of its annual tradition.
In the ceremony held in the Royal Embassy of the KSA in Islamabad, the consignment was handed over to the Government of Pakistan to distribute among Pakistani brethren during the Holy month of Ramadan.
The ceremony was jointly hosted by the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, Nawaf Bin Said Al-Malki, and Director King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre (KSHA & Relief Centre) Dr. Khalid M. Al-Othmani.
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According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) distributed 905 Ramadan food baskets in Punjab, Pakistan.
The packages were distributed on April 20, 2022, and will benefit 6,335 people. It shows a good gesture of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) toward the Pakistani population in the month of Ramadan.
The initiative is part of the Ramadan Feeding Initiative being provided by the KSrelief, which aims to distribute nearly 157,000 food baskets weighing more than 8000 tons. The aid will be distributed in 19 countries around the world during the blessed month of Ramadan.
Every year, Saudi Arabia observes this annual tradition of giving tons of food packages to help needy people in the month of Ramadan. Previously, 100 tons of dates were also gifted to Pakistan in 2021.