Saudi beefs up Tsunami aid to $30 million
The Saudi government has decided to raise its relief assistance to $30 million in wake of the recent assessments of the magnitude of the tragedy caused by the Tsunami in South East Asia.
Saudi Arabia's assistance will be coordinated with the United Nations' Agencies, handling this disaster relief, in order to ensure a speedy and effective delivery of humanitarian aid to victims of this disaster, according to a statement issued in Riyadh on Tuesday by the Ministry of Finance.
The government of Saudi Arabia has reiterated its call on the international community to step up efforts and to enhance coordination with the United Nations for a timely assistance to all those devastated by the Tsunami.
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