Saudi Arabia announces aid for calamity-hit areas

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ISLAMABAD, March 20, 2014 (PR):- Under the directives of Khadim al Haramin Al-Sharifain, several relief and constructional projects would be launched to help calamity hit people of Pakistan. In this regard, an announcement for starting relief and construction projects was made here in a ceremony organized by Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, to provide all necessary things to the people living in different districts of Pakistan that affected by natural calamity in the recent times. Expressing solidarity with the affected people of Pakistan, Saudi Arabia announced to initiate relief and construction projects which will be completed under the guidance of Prince Muhammad Bin Naif Interior Minister of Saudi Arabia, in phases in different areas of this region.

The relief and constructional projects include 23 tons of food items for drought affected children through hospitals as well 2000 Food Packs (48) tons for drought affected families of Sindh, health care facilities for Mother & Child, school bags, uniforms and other essential items for most deserving and needy children, 1800 houses for flood victims, 500 houses for quake-victims living in Mashkel (Balochistan), 40 schools to be constructed in flood-ravaged places, while 25 Basic Health Units (BHUs) would be built for flood victims besides several mosques to facilitate the people of different areas.   =DNA