| 21 June 2024, Friday |

World bank president praises Saudi Arabia for helping evacuate its staff from Khartoum

World Bank Group President David Malpass expressed on Tuesday his gratitude and appreciation to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz for the Kingdom’s contribution and support in evacuating the World Bank staff from Sudan to Saudi Arabia.


‎In a letter sent to King Salman, he said: “We express our gratitude and appreciation for the generous support provided by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to our staff in Sudan.”


“Saudi Arabia’s swift action and unwavering support have been truly remarkable,” he added.


He also expressed appreciation for the Kingdom’s embassy and its staff in Khartoum for caring for the World Bank staff and their dependents, which, he said, is greatly appreciated in this time of great need.

  • Asharq Al-Awsat