Saudi Arabia Gives 30 Tons Dates as Ramadhan Gift in Jakarta
VIVA – The Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Call, and Guidance, represented by the religious attache at the Kingdom’s Embassy in Indonesia, gave 50 thousand Quran copies and 30 tons of dates as the Ramadhan gift for the iftar program with Indonesian Muslims. The event took place at the headquarters of the attache in Jakarta on Friday.
The event was represented by the Director General of Islamic Guidance of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Kamarrudin Amin. The event was represented by the Director General of Islamic Guidance of the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Kamarrudin Amin. Also, attended by the Saudi Ambassador to Indonesia, Faisal bin Abdullah Al-Amoudi, the Kingdom's Religious Attache, Dr. Ahmed bin Ali Al-Hazmi, and several senior Islamic figures in Indonesia.
Ambassador Al-Amoudi emphasized that these efforts are an extension of the Kingdom’s role in serving Islam and Muslims all over the world, especially Indonesia, the largest Islamic country by population.
He said that these gifts from King Salman come in the context of promoting the humanitarian and Islamic work of the Kingdom. Al-Amoudi added that the Indonesian government and people appreciate and respect Saudi Arabia, its leadership, and the Saudi people.
Meanwhile, Al-Hazmi explained that thanks to the King Salman Iftar Program, thousands of meals had been distributed to people across Indonesia.
He informed that the number of beneficiaries from the dates program had reached 55,000 people, encompassing 80 tons of dates. Those benefiting from the Iftar Program amount to 150,000, and 88,500 copies of the Holy Qur’an will be distributed.