Saudi Arabia Sent Out 180 Tonnes Of Supplies To Flood Affected Victims In Karachi

Hera Shabbir

Pakistan is currently experiencing one of the worst floods in history that has affected more than 30 million people

Saudi Arabia sent out two planes to Karachi, each carring 90 tonnes of food, supplies, medical kits, shelter, and other necessities for the flood victims. The Saudi Press Agency reported in a statement, that “this airlift is a part of Saudi Arabia’s commitment to providing urgent support to countries facing crises such as the one being experienced in Pakistan.”

The supplies were dispatched by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center to reach more than 19,000 beneficiaries around Pakistan

The Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf bin Saeed Al-Malki, was at Karachi’s Jinnah International Airport to recieve the first batch of supplies this past Tuesday, as the second batch flew in on Wednesday.

You can find out more about where to donate to the flood victims in Pakistan through the World Flood Programme.


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