KSrelief launches Ramadan food basket distribution project in Pakistan

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), Saudi Arabia's charity arm; launched here on Monday the project to distribute food baskets for the holy month of Ramadan in Pakistan.

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief), Saudi Arabia’s charity arm; launched here on Monday the project to distribute food baskets for the holy month of Ramadan in Pakistan.

The inauguration took place during a ceremony held in Islamabad, attended by Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Bin Saeed Al-Maliki, and a number of officials.

The director of the KSrelief Office in Pakistan Dr. Khaled Bin Muhammad Al-Othmani explained that the project includes the distribution of 20,700 food baskets; weighing 850 tons. Besides, one basket containing basic foodstuffs that are sufficient for one family throughout the holy month, benefiting 20,700 needy families, in 10 districts in the Pakistani province of Balochistan.

For his part, Ambassador Al-Maliki also explained that this project is an extension of the humanitarian projects; the KSrelief is implementing under the direction of King Salman and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman.

He also added that this project comes within the framework of the humanitarian and relief projects presented by KSrelief; aiming to improve the living conditions of needy families and achieve food security for the needy in Pakistan.