Palestine, Italy Discuss Strategic Cooperation

RAMALLAH, July 23, 2013 (WAFA) – In the annual meeting between the Palestinian government and its Italian counterpart, officials from both sides Tuesday discussed in Ramallah strategic cooperation between them.

Minister of Planning Muhammad Abu Ramadan met with officials from the Italian Cooperation to discuss projects Italy plans to fund in the coming years.

Abu Ramadan said Italy has pledged 60 million euros to support projects in the Palestinian Territory for the years 2013 and 2015.

He said the annual meetings aim at discussing these projects in order to see where the money could be spent best.

The Italian aid is directed to supporting social matter, health and economic development.

source : WAFA NEWS