Riyadh – Saudi Arabia has given over $19.39 billion to its brotherly nation Yemen so far, for various humanitarian, relief, development and economic projects. Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) said on Wednesday.
Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah who is an adviser at the Saudi Royal Court and supervisor general of KSRelief, disclosed the Kingdom’s generosity during Yemen Donor Conference 2022 which was held on Wednesday virtually under the auspices of the United Nations, Switzerland and Sweden in Geneva.
Dr. Al Rabeeah said, “We meet today while Yemen is facing a big humanitarian crisis, which is exacerbated by the Houthi militia’s acts of terror, which went beyond Yemen and escalated to neighboring countries”.
He demanded a firm position from the international community to protect the brotherly Yemeni people and to reach at a solid conclusion that can realize peace, security and development for the Yemen and the region.
Dr. Al Rabeeah said, “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia praises the positive procedures of the Security Council to adopt Resolution 2624 (2022), which classified the Houthi militia as a terrorist group and listed it under the weapons embargo”.
Dr Rabeeh said out of Saudi Arabia’s humanitarian role and its keenness on the safety of the Yemeni people, the Kingdom will continue to support Yemen with relief and humanitarian programs in coordination with the UN, as well as international and local partners.
Dr Rabeeah also expressed Saudi Arabia’s gratitude and appreciation toward UN, Switzerland and Sweden for their efforts in organizing the conference, and he wished that the conference would find more sustainable and profound solutions to help the people of Yemen, to end their suffering.