Saudi Arabia initiates Iftar programs in Kenya and Senegal

Riyadh – In collaboration with Saudi Arabia’s embassies, the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Dawah, and Guidance is expanding the King Salman programme, which has seen the provision of food to those in need in 60 different nations.

The scheme to distribute dates and Iftar was launched by the Saudi Embassy in Kenya’s religious attache, and Nasser bin Mohammed Al-Faridi, the Saudi Deputy Ambassador to the nation, was there.

Al-Faridi thanked King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for their support of the ministry’s work on behalf of Muslims around the world, particularly during the fast-month of Ramadan.

A total of 10 tonnes of dates will be distributed, and more than 15,000 Muslims will participate in the Iftar event.

The Iftar project was also started by the Islamic Higher Institute in the Senegalese province of Louga.

Sheikh Wahid bin Mohammed Majribi, the religious attache at the Saudi Embassy in Senegal, applauded the Kingdom’s government for supporting Islam and Muslims and the ministry’s careful selection of programme participants.