Hamdallah: PA to pay salaries by Tuesday
Published Sunday 01/09/2013 (updated) 02/09/2013 09:38
SALFIT (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Authority will pay August salaries to government employees by Tuesday, caretaker Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said Sunday.
Hamdallah said public sector wages would be paid within 48 hours during a visit to Salfit in the northern West Bank.
Hamdallah and Health Minister Jawad Awad were welcomed by Salfit governor Issam Abu Baker.
The health minister announced that an intensive care unit would be opened at the Yasser Arafat Hospital in Salfit within days.
Awad added that the health ministry would appoint a specialist in internal diseases to the hospital.