2007 News Story

Kingdom provides urgent relief aid to flood-ravaged Bangladesh

Saudi Arabia is sending urgent humanitarian aid to Bangladesh to help victims of the devastating floods that struck the country recently. The aid, which includes medical and relief supplies, will be flown to Bangladesh by Saudi cargo planes.

The Kingdom is also providing a $50 million grant to meet the flood victims’ immediate needs. The grant will be implemented in coordination with the Saudi Red Crescent Society, local authorities and international aid organizations.

The aid, which is being provided on the directive of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, is in line with Saudi Arabia’s ongoing humanitarian assistance to Bangladesh.