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International Officials Laud Saudi Relief and Humanitarian Role | ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive 2005 -2017
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For his part, Dr. Nasser Baaoum, Yemeni Minister of Health and member of the supreme committee for relief, acknowledged the spent efforts of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on supporting Yemen saying: “the center provided aid to the needy people in the first two weeks of its establishment,” lauding the Kingdom’s direct support for Yemen and the health sector.

He stressed that the executive programs often solve health dilemmas ravaging the war-torn country.

Meanwhile, Mohammad Abdul Khair, Director of Operations and Emergencies at International Organization for Migration in Geneva, also recognized the Kingdom and the center’s support, praising the strong and active partnership established between the two or helping people in dire need.

He highlighted that cooperation with the Kingdom in Somalia will vary through assistance provided by the center.

On the other hand, Regional Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Nabil Othman thanked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and King Salman Centre for Relief and Humanitarian Aid for helping refugees, underlining that the center has signed a program with UNHCR to provide support for the displaced Yemenis.

He looks forward to reinforcing partnership with the center, stressing that the Kingdom has an honorable historical record in providing assistance to the displaced people and refugees.

For his part, Dr. Alaa Alwan, Director of the Eastern Mediterranean Office of the World Health Organization, expressed appreciation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince and the Deputy Crown Prince for supporting the health sector in Yemen, lauding assistance provided by the center for the World Health Organization to perform its duty in Yemen.