An official source in the Coalition Forces Command (the Coalition for the Support of Legitimacy in Yemen) announced that in coordination with Yemen's legitimate government, Al-Ghayza airport in Al-Mahra province was opened to receive planes carrying relief and humanitarian aid.
The source said the first Saudi Royal Air Force aircraft had arrived loaded with 5,000 baskets of food provided by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works.
He stressed that the coalition forces have harnessed all the potential to contribute to the delivery of humanitarian aid and relief materials to the beneficiaries within Yemen.
Advisor at the Royal Court and General Supervisor of King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah has emphasized the opening of the airport, pointing out that the center initiated the first humanitarian aid through a plane belonging to the Royal Saudi Air Force carrying 5,000 food baskets.
Dr. Rabiah also said that this initiative will facilitate the entry of aid more quickly in order to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people.