Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz received “Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Necklace, First Class”, presented by the Arab Red Crescent and Red Cross Organization (ARCO).
This comes as an appreciation of his humanitarian diplomatic efforts at regional and international levels to reduce human suffering.
This necklace is an acknowledgment of Saudi Arabia’s pioneering roles.
Especially that Saudi Arabia tops the list of donor countries with aid exceeding $40bn during the last fifteen years until 2019.
This came during the King’s reception today of the Secretary General of ARCO Dr. Saleh Al-Tuwaijri accompanied by a number of the organization’s members.
King Salman expressed his thanks to all, appreciating the Organization’s roles in humanitarian works.
He also wished it success in all humanitarian efforts.
During the reception, ARCO‘s Secretary General thanked Saudi Arabia for the humanitarian assistance to those affected by disasters.
He also appreciated the King’s diplomatic efforts at regional and international levels to reduce human sufferings.
He added that the Kingdom tops the list of donor countries. As it allocates from its national income the highest percentage of aid compared to the rest of donor countries.
Some documented statistics show that the amount of Saudi aid exceeded $40bn during the last fifteen years until 2019 among 124 countries in all continents.
Then, King Salman bin Abdulaziz received “Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq Necklace, First Class”. It was presented by the Secretary General of ARCO Dr. Saleh Al-Tuwaijri.
Prince Faisal bin Farhan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, National Security Advisor Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, and Minister of Health, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Red Crescent Authority Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah attended the audience.