Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs inaugurated programs of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud to offer Iftar and distributed the dates and Noble Quran in Islamabad today (Tuesday).
This inauguration happened in the presence of Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Bin Said Al-Malki, acting religious attaché Miteb Bin Mohammed Al-Jadiei and several Pakistani officials and embassy personnel.
The three programs aim at distributing 1,750 comprehensive Ramadan food baskets to 14,000 needy individuals, 12 tons of fancy dates and 24,000 copies of the Holy Qur’an and its interpretations in Urdu and Sindhi languages, among others, where the gifts will be distributed in cooperation with official Islamic associations.
Al-Malki said that these programs, held following directives by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman in Ramadan in several countries, including Pakistan, have received the appreciation of Pakistani people.
For his part, Al-Jadiei stressed that the baskets will be distributed to the neediest categories in coordination with official associations in Pakistan, noting that the religious attaché will distribute the Ramadan baskets according to the health protocols in a way that realizes the program and its general goals.