Saudi Arabia’s King Salman directs urgent aid to Lebanon following Beirut blasts
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has directed for urgent humanitarian aid to be sent from the Kingdom to Lebanon following the deadly blasts that rocked Beirut a day earlier, according to a statement.
The aid will be sent from the King Salman Relief Center (KSRelief) group, the statement added.
Watch: The closest footage of the devastating blasts that rocked #Beirut a day earlier has emerged, according to live video shot by two Lebanese citizens living in an apartment opposite the port where the explosions erupted.#Lebanonhttps://t.co/9zqOn4zRCR pic.twitter.com/bzMv3Z9XzR— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) August 5, 2020
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is following with great concern the repercussions of the explosion that took place in Beirut Port today, and the resulting deaths and injuries,” the statement from the Kingdom’s Foreign Ministry read.
Following the explosion in the port of #Beirut, medical societies funded by #SaudiArabia’s King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief in Lebanon assist in the rescue and relief operations.https://t.co/y7AAlV4Tae— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) August 5, 2020