Saudi planes deliver 200 tons of food to Burkina Faso

July 10, 2012

In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz to provide assistance to Burkina Faso, two Saudi planes have delivered 200 tons of aid to Ouagadougou Airport. Arriving yesterday and today, each plane carried a load of 100 tons of foodstuffs. The aid was received by Saudi Ambassador to Burkina Faso Zaher bin Mu’tesh Al-Anzi and a number of other officials. After the first delivery, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation of Burkina Faso, Jibril Bassole, expressed his thanks to and appreciation of the Saudi government for its assistance.