2001 News Story

Kingdom sends relief aid to flood victims in Iran and Sudan

In line with directives from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz, a plane left Riyadh today for Tehran, carrying 52 tons of relief aid, including tents and foodstuffs, for victims of floods in the Iranian city of Karakan.

Meanwhile, on King Fahd's orders, the Saudi Red Crescent Society is in process of loading two cargo planes with foodstuffs, blankets, tents, and medical supplies to be sent as relief aid to victims of flooding in the Sudan.