KSrelief chief visits Somalia to launch $45m of aid projects

RIYADH: The head of the Saudi aid agency, KSrelief, arrived in Somalia on Sunday to help launch 24 humanitarian relief projects worth a combined $45 million, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

The schemes, which are concerned with food security, health, education, water and environmental sanitation, are expected to benefit about 6 million people.

KSrelief’s Supervisor-General Abdullah Al-Rabeeah attended a launch ceremony in Mogadishu with Somali Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre and other senior officials.