More than three billion US dollars Saudi aid to Yemen in five years

الأحد 1436/6/16 هـ الموافق 2015/04/05 م واس
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Riyadh, Jumada II 16, 1436, Apr 5, 2015, SPA -- Saudi assistance to Yemen in the past five years exceeded three billion US dollars.

The kingdom announced in Riyadh's two meetings (May and September 2012) new pledges totaling 3.25 billion US dollars. The proportion disbursed by the kingdom exceeded 93% of the total Saudi pledges to Yemen.

At the end of the month of Rabie Alakhir of this year, the late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Urgent Campaign for the Yemeni people to help the poor and needy began with an estimated amount of 54 million riyals to meet the urgent needs of food for 45,000 poor families in various provinces.

--SPA
13:52 LOCAL TIME 10:52 GMT