2007 News Story

Kingdom provides aid to Indonesia, Bangladesh

The first Saudi relief plane left Riyadh last night for Indonesia carrying 80 tons of tents, foodstuffs and medical supplies. The aid is in line with directives of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz to provide relief assistance to the victims of floods and landslides in Indonesia.

The Kingdom has also provided $125,000 to Bangladesh to build a mosque at Dhaka International Airport.