Step1: Purification and sterilization By pumping raw water from the Zamzam well through two giant pumps with a capacity of (360) cubic meters per hour, which withdraws Zamzam water from the well and pumps it to the King Abdullah Project for the Development of Zamzam Water, which in turn stores water and performs sterilization works, then sends Zamzam water to the Zamzam reservoir station. And to King Abdulaziz Sabeel station. The stage of pumping the water withdrawn from the two pumps Blessed water is pumped through raw water transmission lines,…
Saudi Arabia deposits $1 billion into Yemen’s central bank
Saudi Arabia deposited $1 billion into the central bank of Yemen’s internationally recognized government Tuesday in a bid to bolster the country’s ailing economy, state media said. In a brief statement, the state-run Saudi Press Agency said the $1 billion deposited into the Aden-based central bank will help the Riyadh-backed administration implement economic reforms. Yemen’s ruinous civil war, now entering its ninth year, has wrecked the country’s economy and pushed half of the population to the brink of famine. Over 150,000 people have been killed in the conflict. The war…
Jordan’s foreign minister visits Syria in first trip since war
Jordan’s foreign minister Ayman Safadi arrived in Damascus on Wednesday in the first such visit since the Syrian conflict between the two neighbors who have long been at odds over regional issues, officials said. The visit, to show solidarity after the recent earthquake will be followed by one to Turkiye, and will focus on humanitarian needs and how Jordan, a neighbor that hosts tens of thousands of Syrian refugees, can help in ongoing relief operations, Jordanian officials said. “Safadi will discuss the humanitarian and aid needs that the two countries…
Saudi plane carrying 35 tons of aid lands in Syria’s Aleppo
A Saudi plane carrying 35 tons of aid landed in Syria’s Aleppo International Airport on Tuesday, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The aid includes food, medical and shelter materials weighing 35 tons and 322 kilograms, the statement added. This comes within the framework of the Saudi relief air bridge, being run by the King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid, to help those affected by the earthquake in Syria and Turkey. So far, the kingdom has sent eight planes with aid to help those affected by the earthquake.
Meeting discusses aids to help people affected by Türkiye-Syria earthquakes
The Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Alan Ganoo, and the Minister of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, co-chaired a meeting, this morning, in Port Louis, to discuss the assistance that could be extended to Türkiye and Syria following the earthquakes that hit both countries. It is recalled that on 06 February 2023, south-eastern Türkiye and northern Syria were hit by earthquakes causing heavy casualties with loss of lives and extensive damages. The meeting…
Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, thanked the United Arab Emirates for its emergency response and tens of millions pledged in aid to the quake-hit country, the presidency said.
The UAE was among the first countries that stood with Syria and sent huge relief and humanitarian aid and search and rescue teams,” Assad said during a meeting on Sunday in Damascus with Emirati foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan. The UAE pledged about $13.6m to Syria after the disaster before announcing another $50m in assistance. Emirati planes have been providing an air bridge for those affected by the earthquake.
UAE sends 117 tonnes of relief supplies to Türkiye, Syria over past 24 hours
The United Arab Emirates has sent 117 tonnes of relief supplies as part of Operation “Gallant Knight / 2” for the victims of the earthquake that struck Syria and Türkiye. These include 97 tonnes of foodstuffs, 20 tonnes of medical supplies, and 696 tents to shelter the affected people via cargo flights to Syria and Turkey that totalled 36 to date. Using sophisticated tools and equipment, the Emirati search and rescue crews are moving on with their mission to save people buried beneath the wreckage.