Saudi relief plane dispatched to Tajikistan

March 19, 2008

A Saudi relief plane was dispatched to Tajikistan today with 12.5 tons of medical supplies and other relief aid for people affected by severe cold weather.

Last month, a Saudi airlift consisting of eight planes delivered 80 tons of relief supplies to Tajikistan. The Saudi relief package to Tajikistan also included a $10 million grant.