Syria receives 450 tons of dates as gift from Saudi King

March 16, 2010

The World Food Program (WFP) in Syria received 450 tons of dates yesterday as a gift from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz to the Syrian people. The gift was delivered to WFP Deputy Country Director Silvana Giuffrida by Saudi Ambassador to Syria Abdullah Al-Aifan in Damascus. In a statement, Ambassador Al-Aifan said that the gesture comes within the framework of the Kingdom’s good relations with Syria and with international organizations.