2005 News Story

King Abdullah orders US $133 million in additional assistance to Pakistan

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has issued directives to extend SR 500 million [US $133 million] to Pakistan, the Royal Court announced today.  The additional aid is earmarked for the reconstruction of public infrastructure destroyed by the October 8 earthquake.  Last week, King Abdullah issued directives to establish an airlift to provide urgent relief assistance to victims of the earthquake.