RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center and the UN University for Peace on Sunday signed a wide-ranging cooperation program.

The supervisor general of KSrelief, Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, and the permanent observer of UN University for Peace, David Fernández Puyana, signed the program in Riyadh on Sunday.

The deal will establish a new cooperation and partnership framework between the two sides in the educational and training programs, building capacity, preparing studies and research in humanitarian work, in addition to exchanging invitations to participate in conferences, symposiums and exhibitions concerned with humanitarian and relief affairs.

During their meeting, Al-Rabeeah and Puyana also discussed issues related to humanitarian and relief affairs and the means to enhance them.

Both leaders discussed the role of humanitarian work in instilling the values of understanding, tolerance and peaceful coexistence among all countries and peoples of the world and stressed the importance of alleviating the severity of humanitarian crises arising from conflicts.

The permanent observer commended the strategic partnership between the two sides to improve living conditions and serve needy people around the world.