Saudi Arabia donates $80 million for Pakistani flood relief

August 19, 2010

At the initiative of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Arabia will provide SR 300 million [$80 million] as a humanitarian gesture towards Pakistan. The monetary gift is meant to alleviate the suffering caused by massive flooding in multiple parts of Pakistan, which has caused over 1,000 deaths and affected millions more.