Saudi Arabia to Launch Projects to Support Lebanon, Displaced Syrians

Tuesday, 23 April, 2019 - 06:45
Beirut - Asharq Al-Awsat

Saudi Royal Court Advisor, General Supervisor of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), Abdullah Al-Rabeeah said his country will implement a series of relief and humanitarian projects that will serve the Lebanese population and displaced Syrians.

“We look forward to meeting officials and representatives of the organizations to build strong bridges of cooperation for the benefit of the refugees and the underprivileged in various areas of Lebanon,” the official said upon arriving in Beirut on Monday.

He added that his visit aims to implement a series of relief and humanitarian projects, meet with Lebanese officials and build bridges of cooperation between KSRelief and the Lebanese.

Rabeeah met with Prime Minister Saad Hariri, in the presence of Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Walid Al-Bukhari and Secretary-General of the Higher Relief Council, Major General Mohammed Kheir.

In remarks following the meeting, he said he was very pleased to meet with Hariri, conveying to him the greetings of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.

He noted that the visit “comes as an affirmation of the deeply consolidated relations between the Kingdom and Lebanon.”

“During this visit and under the guidance of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, many programs and agreements will be implemented to support the brotherly Lebanese people and relief and humanitarian work in several areas hosting Syrian refugees,” he stressed.

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