Riyadh, 16 October 2023 (TDI): Saudi Arabia continues to demonstrate its unwavering commitment to supporting the Palestinian people.
As in a recent show of solidarity, the Kingdom has provided a generous contribution of $2 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
The official presentation of this substantial check was made by Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Jordan, Nayef Bin Bandar Al-Sudairi, to the Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Philippe Lazzarini.
This funding is part of Saudi Arabia’s scheduled annual contribution, which plays a crucial role in facilitating UNRWA’s mission to provide essential relief services, including food, medicine, and humanitarian assistance, to the Palestinian people.
Moreover, Lazzarini expressed his sincere gratitude to Saudi Arabia for its consistent support of UNRWA’s vital work.
In addition, he underlined the Kingdom’s enduring solidarity with the Palestinian people, emphasizing that Saudi Arabia remains a steadfast ally in helping UNRWA achieve its humanitarian objectives.
The financial assistance provided is particularly significant during the ongoing critical circumstances facing the Palestinian population.
In his appeal to the United Nations and the international community, Lazzarini called for broader support for UNRWA’s tireless efforts to address the pressing needs of the Palestinian people.
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These efforts have become increasingly essential given the challenging circumstances and the humanitarian crises affecting the region.
Saudi Arabia’s substantial contribution is a testament to the nation’s enduring commitment to promoting the welfare and well-being of the Palestinian people.
It aligns with the Kingdom’s ongoing dedication to humanitarian causes, reinforcing its position as a leading advocate for peace and stability in the region.
Thus, the support provided by Saudi Arabia serves as a testament to the nation’s enduring dedication to promoting peace and stability in the region.