New Shipments of Hajj Meat for Distribution in Guinea Conakry and Sierra Leone

Jeddah, KSA, 17.06.2013 – Two shiploads of 5500 and 5000 frozen carcasses of Hajj meat are expected to be distributed among the poor respectively in Guinea Conakry and Sierra Leone during this week under the supervision of IDB delegations. These shipments are part of the annual distribution plan of the Saudi Project for Utilization of Hajj Meat (Adahi) for the Hajj Season 2012 which is an environment-friendly project managed by the IDB on behalf of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 1983.

The project during 2012 has so far distributed 993000 frozen carcasses of live-stock in Saudi Arabia as well as 24 other countries in Asia and Africa via land and sea.

On the occasion, IDB Group Chairman, Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Ali, expressed gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, the Crown Prince and the government and people of Saudi Arabia for the unlimited support rendered to the project.