King orders SR 1.36 bn help for poor
Arab News | 8.7.12
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah yesterday ordered the payment of SR 1.36 billion in financial assistance to all poor individuals and families registered for social insurance to meet their Ramadan needs.
Social Affairs Minister Yousuf Al-Othaimeen said the amount would be disbursed among the beneficiaries soon after it is deposited in the social insurance account.
The minister commended King Abdullah’s humanitarian gesture, adding the royal assistance would be received by the elderly, widows, divorcees, orphans and those abandoned by their families.