Saudi Campaign distributes Ramadan food baskets to Syrians in Lebanon, Jordan

July 8, 2013

The Saudi National Campaign to Support the Brothers in Syria continued the first phase of the distribution of 30,000 Ramadan food baskets to Syrian refugees in Lebanon today. The Director of the Campaign’s Beirut Office, Walid Jalal, said in a statement that his organization provided 2,000 food baskets to 2,000 displaced families in the town of Marj in the Chouf region of the Beqa’a Valley. Two days earlier, the Campaign handed out 2,500 baskets to Syrians in the city of Sidon in southern Lebanon.

The Campaign also sent a convoy of 100 trailers laden with 50,000 Ramadan baskets containing eighteen types of foodstuffs for Syrian refugees in Jordan today. The mission, which is being carried out in collaboration with the UN World Food Program (WFP) and other humanitarian organizations, was inaugurated with the participation of Saudi Ambassador to Jordan Fahd Al-Zaid and senior UN and Jordanian officials.