WFP to distribute dates during Ramadan Month


In line with the celebration of Ramadan on August, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will distribute ten tons of pressed dates to 60, 000 vulnerable and food-insecure persons in the conflict affected provinces ofCentral Mindanao. The said pressed dates where donated by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia to WFP-Philippines and also to Philippine Red Cross.

(Left to Right: Senator Richard Gordon, Philippine Red Cross Chairman; Stephen Anderson, World Food Programme Country Director and Representative; Fahad Al-Munif, Director from the Ministry of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Bai Omera Dianalan-Lucman, National Commission on Muslim Filipinos Secretary; and His Excellency Abdullah Ibrahim Al-Hassan, Ambassador of the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in the Philippines)

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