Saudi iftar project benefits two million Muslims abroad

Muslims wait to have their Iftar meal on the first day of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at Prince Turki bin Abdullah mosque in Riyadh. (File photo: Reuters)

The project of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah for providing iftar (fast-breaking meal) to the needy people abroad in Ramadan has benefited more than two million Muslims in 41 countries.

According to the director general for external relations at the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Abdul Majeed Al-Amry, the project distributes more than 35,000 iftar meals daily during the holy month.

In a telephone call to the Saudi Press Agency from Buenos Aires, Argentina, he said the meals are mainly distributed inside mosques and Islamic centers.

The article was first published in the Saudi Gazette

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:42 - GMT 06:42