First batch of Saudi aid airlift arrives in Afghanistan

The two aircraft sent by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center carried 1,647 food baskets and 192 shelter bags. (SPA)

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  • The aid operation, involving a total of six relief planes laden with 197 tons of food and shelter packages, was being carried out under the directives of King Salman and the crown prince

RIYADH: The first planes taking part in a Saudi aid airlift mission to support the people of Afghanistan arrived in Kabul on Thursday.

The two aircraft sent by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center carried 1,647 food baskets and 192 shelter bags.

KSrelief General Supervisor Abdullah Al-Rabeeah said the aid operation, involving a total of six relief planes laden with 197 tons of food and shelter packages, was being carried out under the directives of King Salman and the crown prince.

He said that the center would also be dispatching a land convoy of 200 trucks for needy Afghans from Pakistan. 

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