Saudi humanitarian aid arrives in Pakistan

August 5, 2010

In implementation of the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the first Saudi relief plane arrived in Peshawar yesterday carrying humanitarian supplies for Pakistani flood victims. The cargo, transported by the Royal Saudi Air Force, consisted of food, medical supplies, tents, blankets and other necessities. The flight is part of an ongoing airlift operation.

A second Saudi plane reached the city of Quita today, where it delivered additional humanitarian supplies. According to Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Abdulaziz Al-Ghadeer, several more flights are scheduled to deliver aid to Pakistani flood victims in the coming days.