2006 News Story

Saudi food aid to Horn of Africa is distributed

In line with directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, World Food Program officials have begun distributing $10 million in Saudi food aid to the drought-stricken African Horn countries of Tanzania, Rwanda and Kenya.

Saudi Ambassador to Kenya Nabeel Ashoor said that the aid distribution is taking place as follows: Tanzania yesterday, Rwanda today and northern Kenya tomorrow.