Italy donates 60 million euros to PA
Published Wednesday 04/09/2013 (updated) 05/09/2013 16:28
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- The Italian government announced Wednesday that it will donate 60 million euros to the Palestinian Authority over a three year period.
Head of the Foreign Affairs and International Relations Department of the Democratic party, Lapo Pistelli, made the announcement during a meeting with PA minister of finance Shukri Bishara.
Pistelli said the Italian government would continue to support the Palestinian people, with special emphasis on the Gaza Strip and Area C.
The donation will support projects in the health sector and the empowerment of women.