First batch of Saudi relief land bridge arrives in Afghanistan
A total of 16 trucks laden with 360 tons of food and shelter assistances arrived in Kabul on Wednesday, representing the first batch of the Saudi relief land bridge that King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) had dispatched from Pakistan to help the needy and affected people in Afghanistan.
KSrelief delivered the shipment – which included 11,000 bags of flour, 5,500 food baskets, 3,593 blankets and 3,072 winter bags, meant for various Afghan governorates – to the Afghan Red Crescent.
The Saudi relief land bridge contains 200 trucks loaded with 30,000 food baskets and 10,000 winter bags weighing 1,920 tons. It is launched in synchronization with launching an air bridge dispatched also by KSrelief on board 6 airplanes carrying more than 197 tons of aid to help the brotherly Afghan people.