Saudi Ambassador to Myanmar delivers $1 million check for Rohingya Muslims

September 3, 2012

The Saudi Ambassador to Myanmar met at his office in Yangon today with the Head of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). During the meeting, the Ambassador delivered a check of $1 million from the Saudi government to fund health and education rehabilitation programs being carried out by the Commissioner for Rohingya Muslims.

For his part, the UNHCR official expressed his appreciation for the generous support provided by the Kingdom, noting the directive of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz for the provision of $50 million to alleviate the suffering of the Rohingya Muslims.