Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Donates Dates to Sri Lanka in Humanitarian Gesture

Friday, 17 March 2023 - 10:58

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia donated 50 tonnes of dates to Sri Lanka.

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Sri Lanka – Mr. Khalid Hamoud Alkahtani officially handed over this consignment of dates to Minister of Buddha Sasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs – Vidura Wickremanayake during a ceremony held at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Colombo, today (16).

The Ambassador praised the humanitarian efforts of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center around the world while noting the strong relations between the two countries.

Minister Vidura Wickremanayake also extended his sincere thanks to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for all the assistance provided to the Sri Lankan people, indicating that this is not surprising from the Kingdom’s humanity and its generosity that have provided unlimited in all parts of the globe.

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