On Monday, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, instructed that Algeria be supported in its efforts to put out recent fires in the nation.
King Salman bin Abdulaziz, called Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune.
According to a presidential statement, King Salman sent his heartfelt sympathies to President Tebboune and the Algerian people, as well as the civilian and military families of the recent fire victims.
The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques also reaffirmed the Kingdom’s leadership and people’s support with Algeria in the face of this adversity.
The Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on the other hand, conveyed its great regret and anguish over the fire accidents that Algeria has experienced, as well as the human and material losses that have resulted.
It also announced the decision of King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, to support Algeria in its efforts to put out the fires.
The King Salman Humanitarian Help and Relief Center, according to the statement, will deliver immediate humanitarian aid to those who have been impacted.
According to the most recent toll released by the authorities, at least 71 people have perished in major fires triggered by extreme heat in Algerian woods since Monday.
Algeria is the largest African country, with 4.1 million hectares of forests, with a deforestation rate of 1.76%.