Hamdallah to start international trip seeking financial support
Published Monday 02/09/2013 (updated) 03/09/2013 10:36
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Caretaker Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah will begin an international tour this week to secure financial support for the Palestinian Authority.
Hamdallah will seek $500 million to cover the PA's budget deficit and to continue paying civil servants on time, his office said in a statement.
During the trip, Hamdallah will meet with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton in Brussels.