- Saudi aid agency KSRelief’s team meets WHO regional director to discuss Saudi aid delivery to Gaza
- Besides air bridge, KSrelief studying the possibility of operating a sea bridge
RIYADH: The first Saudi relief plane to help Palestinians in Gaza left on Thursday from the King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh, heading to Al-Arish International Airport in Egypt in preparation for transportation to the besieged territory.
The plane is carrying 35 tons of relief and shelter materials as part of the Saudi popular campaign to help Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip.
Adviser to the Royal Court and Supervisor General of KSrelief Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah said: “This air bridge will continue during the coming days, and the KSrelief is studying the possibility of operating a sea bridge according to the need and speed of arrival, stressing the humanitarian role that the Kingdom plays in extending a helping hand to brotherly and friendly countries during various crises and tribulations, and embodying the depth of brotherly relations and the strong bonds of kinship that links the Kingdom and Palestine.”
Meanwhile, the KSrelief team has held coordination meetings in Cairo with a number of agencies and organizations to discuss delivery of Saudi aid to the Gaza Strip.
The KSrelief team met Executive Director of the Egyptian Red Crescent Dr. Rami Al-Nazir, and the two sides discussed ways of delivering humanitarian aid and relief through the Rafah crossing to those affected in Gaza.
The KSrelief team also met in Cairo on Thursday with Dr. Ahmed Al-Mandhari, the World Health Organization’s regional director for the Eastern Mediterranean, to discuss Saudi aid delivery to Gaza.
They discussed the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the urgent need for relief, in addition to discussing ways of providing health care and supporting medical facilities to alleviate the suffering of the Palestinians affected by the Israeli siege, the KSrelief media center told Arab News.
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