KARACHI (APP) - A 120-strong civil defence personnel arrived from Saudi Arabia on Monday to participate in the flood relief and rescue work. They were received at the Karachi Airport by the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan, Abdul Aziz Al-Ghadeer, and Major General Ziauddin Najam, Commander Logistics Area Karachi. A cargo plane also brought on Monday relief and rescue equipment from Saudi Arabia which included 36 motorboats and vehicles. The Saudi Civil Defence contingent hails from the Saudi Ministry of Interior. They will take part in the relief and rescue work in the flood-affected areas in coordination with the Pak Army. The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia told mediamen on the occasion that the Civil Defence personnel from Saudi Arabia have come to extend help to the flood-affected people in Pakistan. Inshallah we will face this problem (Floods) together, he further remarked. The Envoy spoke of the close, friendly and historical ties between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan. He said that in all difficult times, we stand with our Pakistani brothers. Abdul Aziz Al-Ghadeer said Saudi Arabia is with Pakistan in facing the challenge of floods. He said that Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz is very concerned about the floods in Pakistan and the plight of the affectees. He stated that from the beginning Saudi Arabia established an air bridge for the relief goods. The Envoy said that 23 flights have come from Saudi Arabia. He stated that another plane-a huge 747 aircraft, is also arriving with 77 tons of relief goods. I assure you that Saudi Arabia will stand with Pakistan in this difficult time till the problem of floods is resolved, the Envoy added. He said that Saudi Arabia will send more relief goods for the flood affectees. Abdul Aziz Al-Ghadeer said Saudi Arabia will dispatch two mobile hospitals with complete equipment and 35 specialist doctors. Maj General Ziauddin Najam, Commander Logistics Area Karachi, thanked Saudi Arabia for extending assistance to Pakistan in the wake of massive floods. He also spoke of Pakistans close and historic ties with Saudi Arabia. Gen Najam said this assistance from Saudi Arabia is very significant. This plane from Saudi Arabia has brought the rescue experts, he added. Gen Najam said these experts will perform rescue work in collaboration with the Pakistan Army. He stated that a mobile hospital is also arriving from Saudi Arabia which will be utilised in Sindh.