| 22 February 2024, Thursday |

Saudi-Funded health center opens at Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan

Saudi Ambassador to Jordan Naif bin Bandar Al-Sudairy and Commissioner-General of the United Nation Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Philippe Lazzarini co-opened a Saudi Development Fund-financed health center designed to serve some Jordan-based 300,000 Palestinians in the Al-Zarqa refugee camp.


In a speech at the event, Al-Sudairy highlighted Saudi Arabia’s charitable contributions that are aimed at easing the suffering of those in need across the globe.


He underscored the Kingdom’s cooperation with relevant UN organizations in its humanitarian work.


For his part, Lazzarini expressed his gratitude to Saudi Arabia for its continuous support to Palestinian refugees, welcoming its donation of $27 million in support of UNRWA.


The event was attended by the Director of Palestinian Affairs Department at the Jordanian foreign ministry Eng. Rafiq Kharfan and Governor of the Al-Zarqa governorate Hasan Al-Jaboar.

  • Asharq Al-Awsat