Bethlehem activists hand Abbas money for Yarmouk camp
Published Friday 14/03/2014 (updated) 15/03/2014 17:37
BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) – President Mahmoud Abbas met Wednesday evening in Bethlehem with a local delegation who handed Abbas money collected as donations to help the Palestinian refugees in the Yarmouk refugee camp.
Coordinator of a local campaign dubbed “life artery” Abdullah al-Zighari handed 136,461 shekels to Abbas. The money has been collected by activists who have been recently touring Bethlehem area to collect donations for the blockaded Yarmouk refugee camp.
The governor of Bethlehem Abdul-Fattah Hamayil attended the meeting which was held at the presidential palace in Bethlehem in the central West Bank.