A gift from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to 121 countries abroad – Saudi Arabia News

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121 countries around the world receive Saudi goodness of dates as part of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques’ gift program of dates abroad, and yesterday (Friday) the first shipments of dates began from the packing factory in Al-Ahsa Governorate, for distribution to Muslims in 24 countries as a first stage, to be distributed through the King Center Salman Relief, and through embassies in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.The spokesman for the National Center for Palms and Dates in Saudi Arabia, Thamer Al-Deedeb, told “Okaz” that the “date purchase program” aims to support farmers by purchasing from them at a good value better than the markets, thus raising the quality of dates in Saudi Arabia, explaining that there are 3 factories for packing dates that have been allocated. To receive 25 thousand tons, in Al-Ahsa, Qassim, and Riyadh, and the quantities of it are shipped to approximately 121 countries and 400 regions, as well as charities within Saudi Arabia

He confirmed the distribution of the equivalent of 18 thousand tons of dates locally, and 7 thousand tons externally, in cooperation with many parties, and approximately 600 Saudi employees of both sexes work in these factories during the receipt, and 5386 farmers benefited from the supply this year.







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