New Gaza City mayor to start job Sunday
Published Tuesday 08/04/2014 (updated) 08/04/2014 17:28
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Gaza City Mayor Rafiq Makki said Tuesday that the minister of local governance had accepted his resignation.
Makki told Ma'an that Muhammad al-Farrah accepted the resignation that he submitted in November 2013.
Since November, Makki has been serving as an interim mayor, he said. A new deputy mayor, Nizar Hijazi, will be taking over the position on Sunday.
Makki resigned in November for what he called "personal and health-related" reasons.