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Saudi aid agency to deliver Zakat Al-Fitr to Yemen

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The aid is part of the humanitarian and relief efforts provided by Saudi Arabia through KSrelief. (SPA)

RIYADH, March 30 : The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center has signed an agreement with a civil society organization to deliver Zakat Al-Fitr to Yemen. The agreement is set to benefit 31,333 needy families.

The deal aims to ensure that Zakat Al-Fitr is distributed to the neediest individuals in Yemen, which is suffering a humanitarian crisis.
Elsewhere, the agency sent its seventh aid shipment through the Saudi relief sea bridge to Sudan on Thursday.
The shipment consisted of 12 refrigerated trucks carrying 14,960 food baskets, weighing 524 tonnes. It arrived at Sudan’s Suakin Port after departing from Jeddah Islamic Port.

The aid is part of the second phase of the food security project in Sudan, implemented by the Saudi agency, aiming to reach 1.5 million beneficiaries. The initiative will help alleviate the ongoing circumstances faced by the Sudanese people.
It highlights the Kingdom’s role in supporting brotherly nations during times of crisis and underscores the strong relations between Saudi Arabia and Sudan.

Meanwhile, the agency has gifted 25 tonnes of dates to Malaysia.
In the presence of several Malaysian officials, the Saudi ambassador to Malaysia, Musaed bin Ibrahim Al-Saleem, presented the aid on behalf of the agency. Al-Saleem commended the strong bond between Saudi Arabia and Malaysia.
The agency also distributed 400 food baskets to the neediest families in South Africa. The initiative is part of the Ramadan “Etaam” food distribution project in South Africa.

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