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Saudi Arabia Is the Largest Donor to Yemen, KSrelief Chief Says

Riyadh, May 30, 2020, SPA -- Advisor to the Royal Court and Supervisor General of King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah confirmed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest donor to the humanitarian plans in Yemen and its response to the first donor conference for Yemen in 2015 is only evidence of that.
He pointed out that the humanitarian needs of the Yemeni people constitute a priority for the Kingdom, praising the deep and common historical, religious, economic and social relationships between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
This came in a press statement stated by Dr. Al Rabeeah to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) on the occasion of the Kingdom's organization, in partnership with the United Nations, the virtual donors conference for Yemen 2020 next Tuesday.
He also expressed his hope the conference will enjoy attention from the international community and donor countries worldwide, despite the economic crisis and the Coronavirus pandemic, and that the goals of the conference would be reflected on the ground in Yemen.

Moreover, the advisor to the Royal Court and KSrelief Supervisor General Dr. Al Rabeeah also expressed his wishes for peace in Yemen, stressing that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is working hard to help find a political solution in accordance with the three references represented in the Gulf initiative and its executive mechanism, the outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference and the relevant Security Council resolutions, particularly Resolution 2216, asserting the Kingdom's concern for the interest of the Yemeni people and its security and stability.
He explained that the Kingdom has supported all initiatives for a cease-fire and requested all Yemeni parties to come to the negotiating table to reach a lasting solution, commending its support for international initiatives to reach a permanent solution that leads to stability and development in Yemen.
"Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is keen that Yemen achieves peace, security and prosperity to support the stability of the region as a whole within the Arab and Gulf system." Dr. Al Rabeeah said.

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