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* Saudi Arabia donates 200 metric tons of dates to Sri Lanka
Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 09:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 04, Colombo: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated 200 metric tons of dates to Sri Lanka in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan, the External Affairs Ministry reported.

The Sri Lankan government expressed appreciation to the generous donation by King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia to the people of Sri Lanka.

As desired by the donor, the dates would be distributed in all twenty five districts of Sri Lanka, the Ministry said.

"This magnanimous gesture is yet another demonstration of the warm friendship and close relations between Sri Lanka and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia," the Ministry said.

Ramadan will begin at the end of June this year.

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