1999 News Story

Another plane leaves for Albania

Another plane left Riyadh today for Tirana in Albania in line with directives from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd Bin Abdul Aziz to help the refugees from Kosovo.  This plane carried ten tons of milk, two tons of medical supplies, and one ton of clothes. President of the Saudi Red Crescent Society and head of the Saudi Joint Relief Commission for Kosovo Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Suweilem, said that these flights will continue.

Meanwhile, Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz, Second Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General, has made a personal donation to the Commission of SR 5 million (U.S. $ 1.33 million), for the specific purpose of obtaining two helicopters to work in the refugee areas.