Kingdom transfers more than SR 5 million for 12 libraries in Palestine

May 5, 2013

The Saudi Committee for the Relief of the Palestinian People has transferred SR 5,597,100 [$1,492,427] to an account of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). In a press statement, Executive Director of the Campaign Mubarak bin Saeed Al-Baker said that this amount represents the first payment towards the establishment of twelve libraries at several Palestinian universities. The assistance comes within the framework of a joint cooperation agreement the Kingdom recently signed with UNESCO.