Second shipment of dates gifted by Crown Prince Sultan arrives in Pakistan

August 29, 2009

A Saudi Arabian Airlines cargo plane carrying the second shipment of 50 tons of dates from Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz to the victims of the floods in Pakistan arrived at Islamabad International Airport today. Saud, Deputy Premier, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector General for the Pakistani people affected by the floods, arrived last night at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad.  The Saudi Embassy in Pakistan will supervise the distribution of the dates.

The first shipment of 100 tons arrived in Pakistan on Friday and future shipments are expected in the coming days.