Saudi iftar food boxes are handed out in India. Image Credit: Photo courtesy of The Saudi news agency SPA

Cairo: Saudi Arabia has launched a large-scale project aimed to offer iftar food to more than 80,000 families in India, the Saudi media reported.

The programme, launched by the Saudi Ministry of Islamic Affairs and Call, covers different parts of India, offering food boxes delivered in line with health protocols to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The project titled the “Iftar Programme of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques” is supported and overseen by Saudi Minister of Islamic Affairs and Call Abdulatif Bin Abdulaziz and is supervised by Saudi Ambassador Saud Al Sati, according to Religious Attache at the Saudi embassy in New Delhi, Badr Al Enazi.

He added that the programme is launched in cooperation and coordination with prominent Islami associations, centres and universities in India.