Saudi Arabia hands over 50 tonnes of dates

The government of Saudi Arabia has handed over its donation of 50 tonnes of dates to the Maldives.

At a ceremony, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the Maldives Matrek Abdullah Al-Ajalin Aldosari handed over the donation to Minister of Islamic Affairs Dr. Ahmed Zahir. Ambassador Aldosari said that the donation was a gift from the king and that Saudi Arabia will always maintain a positive relationship with the Maldives.

Also at the ceremony, Minister Zahir thanked the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre for the donation. The ministry will announce the date of distribution of the donation next week.