Three trucks loaded with dates leave Kuwait for Yemen

Three trucks loaded with 60 tons of dates left Kuwait on Sunday for Yemen through Saudi Arabia to distribute dates on the people of Yemen to mark advent of holy month of Ramadhan.

The trucks, carrying 15,000 boxes of dates, are part of Kuwait’s assistance for the Yemeni people which began since outbreak of the conflict in the Arab country, Maha Al-Barjas, Secretary General of Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS), said in a statement to KUNA.

She said KRCS would continue its assistance with the aim of improving living conditions of the Yemeni people as well as carrying out development and medical projects to alleviate their suffering.

KRCS, said Al-Barjas, supported hospitals, provided food and health aid, as well as providing education for orphans.

Source: Kuwait News Agency