Saudi Arabia gifts 150 tons of dates to Pakistan for distribution in Ramadan

Arif Qureshi

Islamabad: Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, handed over 150 tons of high quality dates to Pakistan for distribution among the needy people across the Pakistan during the holy month of Ramadan.

The dates were made available on the special instructions of  King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Abdulaziz Al Saudand Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin , According to the press release of media section of the Saudi embassy Islamabad

Director General Cabinet Division, Brigadier Tahir Rasheed on behalf of the government of Pakistan received the documents of consignment from Saudi ambassador Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, in the presence of the regional director of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief), Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Othmani.

The government of the Saudi Arabia is pleased to provide a quantity of 150 tons dates to its brothers in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on the recommendation of the esteem leadership of Kingdom, said Al-Maliki on the occasion.

Brigadier Tahir Rasheed DG Cabinet Division on behalf of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan expressed sincere thanks for this kind gesture of the Kingdom.

He also extended the warm sentiments of the people of Pakistan for their Saudi brethren for their affection and love and also expressed hope that the good and warm relations between the two states would continue to grow and flourish in all the times to come.

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