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Saudi to distribute $493 million as ‘Ramadan Aid’ for social security beneficiaries – Metro US

Saudi to distribute $493 million as ‘Ramadan Aid’ for social security beneficiaries

FILE PHOTO:  Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz attends via
FILE PHOTO: Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz attends via video link a virtual G20 summit on coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi king Salman ordered on Monday the distribution of “Ramadan Aid” worth 1.85 billion riyal ($492.6 million) for social security beneficiaries, the state news agency reported.

Providers of families will get 1,000 riyals each while family members will get 500 riyals each.

(Reporting by Hesham Abdul Khalek; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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