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Custodian Of Two Holy Mosques Launches Campaign to Help Syrians Displaced by War - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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Riyadh- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has initiated a people-driven campaign on Monday to provide aid for the Syrian people by donating SR 20 million and ordering to dedicate SR 100 million for the campaign.

In a statement issued from Riyadh, the Royal Court said: “Due to the suffering of the brotherly Syrian people, especially those evacuated from Aleppo and other areas, who have been displaced and because of the difficult situation they face and the sad times they pass through, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has ordered a popular campaign to be launched, Kingdom-wide, starting Tuesday, to provide the Syrian people with aid.”

The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Works will coordinate with pertinent authorities to provide aid items, such as foodstuffs, drugs and shelters to receive the injured for treatment, furnished camps and prompt delivery of whole package wintertime aid.

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques has initiated the campaign by donating SR 20 million for the campaign, while the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif donated SR 10 million and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman donated SR 8 million.

Meanwhile, the King received a message from Jordanian King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein including an invitation to attend the Arab Summit Conference in Jordan.

Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nasser Judeh delivered the message during a reception hosted by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Monday.