First Saudi relief plane arrives in Vietnam

December 2, 2009

In line with the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the first Saudi relief plane arrived in Hanoi today carrying 100 tons of humanitarian relief for those affected by heavy storms across Vietnam. At the airport, the consignment was received by Saudi Ambassador to Vietnam Salah Sarhan and a Vietnamese delegation. In a statement, Tang Tiran, President of the Vietnamese State Committee of the Red Cross, expressed the appreciation of the Vietnamese government and people to Saudi Arabia.