Thu 14 Sep 2023 5:11 pm - Jerusalem Time

Palestine Finance Minister reveals the value of funds held by “Israel”

Today, Thursday, Finance Minister Shukri Bishara revealed the value of Palestinian funds held by “Israel” since 2019, which currently amounts to about 800 million dollars.

This came during his discussion with Norwegian Foreign Minister Ankin Huitfeldt, preparations for the donor meeting (AHLC) scheduled to be held next week in New York, in conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly.

During the meeting, which took place in Ramallah, Bishara discussed ways to strengthen the financial and economic conditions of the Palestinian National Authority, with the continued Israeli deductions from clearance funds and the decline in external support, pointing out the need to mobilize financial support to enable the National Authority to fulfill its obligations and responsibilities and develop its work in a sustainable manner.

He stressed the need for the donor meeting to produce serious results and work mechanisms that would put pressure on the occupation government.

Bishara appreciated the Norwegian government’s position in support of Palestine, its commitment to international law, the values of justice, and the establishment of an independent, sovereign Palestinian state.


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Palestine Finance Minister reveals the value of funds held by “Israel”