2007 News Story

Saudi airlift delivers another shipment of relief aid to Bangladesh

The fourth relief plane in a Saudi airlift to Bangladesh arrived in Dhaka today. The plane carried 96 tons of relief aid for people affected by the deadly cyclone that struck Bangladesh recently.

The Saudi relief airlift began November 26. On November 18, Saudi Arabia pledged to send humanitarian aid and extended a $100 million grant to Bangladesh to ease the suffering caused by the cyclone.