Kingdom pays rent, tuition for Syrian refugees in Lebanon
April 25, 2013
Following the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi National Campaign to Support the Brothers in Syria has rented 1,000 apartments to accommodate displaced Syrian families in Lebanon. The Campaign has also undertaken the payment of tuition for 3,000 Syrian students at Lebanese schools, at a cost of SR 16.1 million [$4.3 million].
Meanwhile, the Director of the Campaign’s Beirut Office, Waleed Al-Jalal said in a press statement today that 4,000 mattresses and over 500 kg of dates have been distributed to refugees in Beirut.
Since its inception, the Saudi Campaign has funded relief programs and humanitarian projects for displaced Syrians in Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon at a cost of more than SR 350 million [$93.33 million].