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KSA affirms its continuing support for advancing humanitarian contributions

New York, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has affirmed its continuing support for every matter that will advance humanitarian contributions by providing assistance to all needy peoples without exception or discrimination.

This came in a speech delivered by Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Ambassador Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Mouallimi at the meeting of the Humanitarian Affairs Section of the United Nations Economic and Social Council at the organization's headquarters in New York.

He said, "In view of great challenges and difficulties facing the international community in seeking to enhance the humanitarian response to children in areas of armed conflict, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center has established several projects, notably the rehabilitation of children recruited in Yemen by Houthi coup militias in battlefields''.

Ambassador Al-Mouallimi noted that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have provided $ 1 billion, including $ 930 million for the United Nations Humanitarian Response Plan and $ 70 million for road and port repairs, and Kuwait has also provided $ 250 million to the United Nations Humanitarian Response Plan for Yemen in 2018 in cooperation with its partners in the Coalition for Supporting the Legitimacy in Yemen.

Source: Saudi Press Agency