First day of national campaign to help Pakistan flood victims raises SR 77 million

August 17, 2010

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ Campaign for the Relief of the People of Pakistan raised SR77 million [$20.5 million] for flood-stricken Pakistan on the first day.

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has donated SR20 million [$5.33 million] to the campaign, which was launched yesterday evening. Additionally, Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz has donated SR10 million [$2.67 million] and Second Deputy Prime Minister Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz has donated SR5 million [$1.33 million]. The money will go towards aiding victims of flooding.  The campaign, ordered by King Abdullah, commenced Monday night.