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KSrelief Chief: Saudi Arabia is Yemen's Largest Donor

KSrelief Chief: Saudi Arabia is Yemen's Largest Donor

Saturday, 30 May, 2020 - 11:15
Asharq Al-Awsat

Advisor to the Royal Court and Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah said that Saudi Arabia is the largest donor to the humanitarian plans in Yemen and its response to the first donor conference for Yemen in 2015 is only evidence of that.


He pointed out that the humanitarian needs of the Yemeni people constitute a priority for the Kingdom, praising the deep and common historical, religious, economic and social relationships between Saudi Arabia and Yemen.


This came in a press statement delivered by Dr. Al-Rabiah on the occasion of the Kingdom's organization, in partnership with the United Nations, the virtual donors conference for Yemen 2020 next Tuesday, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.


He also expressed his hope that the conference will enjoy attention from the international community and donor countries worldwide, despite the economic crisis and the coronavirus pandemic, and that the goals of the conference would be reflected on the ground in Yemen.


Al-Rabiah also expressed his wishes for peace in Yemen, stressing that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is working hard to help find a political solution in accordance with the three references represented in the Gulf initiative and its executive mechanism, the outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference and the relevant Security Council resolutions, particularly Resolution 2216, asserting the Kingdom's concern for the interest of the Yemeni people and its security and stability.


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