1998 News Story

Prince Sultan makes donation to Somali flood victims

Prince Sultan Ibn Abdul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation, and Inspector-General, has made a donation, through the International Islamic Relief Organization (IIRO), of SR 5 million (U.S. $ 1.3 million) for the victims of floods in Somalia.  IIRO's Secretary-General Dr. Adnan Khaleel Basha said this generous donation has facilitated the purchase of relief materials including 780 tons of rice, 117 tons of cooking oil, 117 tons of sugar, 78 tons of milk, 800 tents, 28,500 plastic sheets, and 24 tons of medical supplies, which will be distributed to about 65,000 flood victims.