King Abdullah meets World Food Program official

November 4, 2008

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz met with the Executive Director of the World Food Program (WFP), Josette Sheeran, in Riyadh today.


They discussed ways in which the Kingdom and the WFP can cooperate in the fight against world hunger. Sheeran also held talks with Minister of Finance Dr. Ibrahim Al-Assaf.

In May 2003, the Kingdom donated $500 million to help the WFP reach its goal of raising $755 million.