HH the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has directed the allocation of a financial grant of USD500 million for the reconstruction of Gaza Strip.

This grant is to help the Palestinian people in the besieged Gaza Strip and help them face the challenges posed as a result of the recent Israeli attacks. It is to contribute to the reconstruction of service facilities in Gaza, especially in the health, education and electricity sectors, in addition to the homes that were destroyed in the attacks.

The grant is part of Qatar’s continuous support to Palestinians, based on the bonds of brotherhood between the Qatari and Palestinian people.

In a tweet, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said:

Under the directives of His Highness the Amir of State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar announces USD500 million in support for the reconstruction of Gaza. We will continue to support our brothers in Palestine in order to reach a just and lasting solution by establishing their independent state in accordance with the Arab Peace Initiative and the relevant international legitimacy references.

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