Riyadh pledges relief funds to Palestinians

Published on 24 March 2009

Saudi Arabia pledged $20.5 million in Palestinian relief Monday during a news conference in Beirut where a "memorandum of understanding" was signed between a delegate from the kingdom and representatives of four United Nations' programs. The agreement allocates $7.6 million to the UN Development Program (UNDP)/UN Program of Assistance to the Palestinian People (PAPP), $7.6 million to the UN Human Settlements Program (HABITAT), $4 million to the UN World Food Program (WFP) and $1,273,300 to the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

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