2005 News Story

Relief airlift to tsunami devastated areas continues

Two more Saudi Arabian relief planes loaded with 150 tons of foods, medical supplies, tents, and blankets for the victims of the tsunami left Riyadh for the Maldives and Indonesia today. On Saturday, two relief planes delivered 150 tons of aid to Sri Lanka and a planes loaded with 75 tons of relief supplies arrived in Thailand Monday.  The relief aid was dispatched on the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the Deputy Premier and Commander of the National Guard.