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PA Finace Minister Salam Fayyad attends GI's Political Seminar in Gaza

19/03/2007: PA Finace Minister Salam Fayyad attends GI's Political Seminar in Gaza
Date: 19.03.07

On March 19th

PA Minister of Finance Dr. Salam Fayyad attended the seminar along with a number of political figures, society leaders, businessmen and media representatives from the Gaza Strip. Mr. Mukhemar Abu Sa’ada, lecturer at Al-Azhar University, Mr. Waleed Zakout, Ambassador at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Faisal Al-Shawa, Secretary General of the Businessmen Association, and Mr. Mamoun Abu Shahla, Board Member at the Bank of Palestine, also attended the seminar. The Finance Minister discussed the negative effects of the ongoing international aid embargo and stressed that the Mecca Agreement and the formation of the unity government present a golden opportunity to end the embargo and move forward in the peace process.

PA Minister of Finance Dr. Salam Fayyad

, GI organized a political seminar in Gaza on the new Palestinian unity government and the prospects of lifting the international aid embargo on the Palestinian Authority.