Saudi Committee for Palestinian Relief, UNESCO sign cooperation agreement

April 1, 2013

The Saudi Committee for the Relief of the Palestinian People signed a joint cooperation agreement with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the establishment of twelve university libraries in Palestine at a cost of SR 12 million [$3.2 million]. The agreement was signed in Paris by Permanent Representative of the Kingdom to UNESCO Ambassador Ziad Al-Draees and UNESCO Vice Executive President Hans Orivel.