Saudi Arabia provides 200 tons of food assistance to Mali

February 8, 2013

Following the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, two airplanes carrying 200 tons of food assistance have arrived at Bamako International Airport in Mali. The assistance was received by Saudi Ambassador to Mali Naheth bin Abdurrahman Al-Harbi; Mali’s Ministers of Humanitarian Work and Solidarity, Health, and Religious Affairs; and representatives from the Finance Ministry. The Malian officials thanked the Kingdom for the aid, which included 9,300 boxes containing cooking oil, rice, white flour, milk, sugar and pasta.