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Under the auspices of Shtayyeh, Belgian Consul General signs cooperation program worth €70M

Under the auspices of Shtayyeh, Belgian Consul General signs cooperation program worth €70M
The signing ceremony of the cooperation program in Ramallah

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, March 9, 2022 (WAFA) – Under the auspices and in the presence of Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh, Belgian Consul General Wilfried Pfeffer in Jerusalem signed today on behalf of the Government of Belgium a cooperation program worth 70 million Euros for the years 2022-2026.

PM Shatyyeh stressed the importance of this cooperation program since it will cover topics related to education, vocational training, creating job opportunities for youth, consolidating entrepreneurship issues, and issues related to climate and environment.

Shtayyeh affirmed the friendship and cooperation between Belgium and Palestine, describing this program as a message of support to preserve the two-state solution, adding that this program will address priority issues throughout the entire Palestinian territories, including Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.

For his part, the Belgian consul noted that this cooperation program was carried out in cooperation and consultations with the government and its priorities, as part of its efforts to strengthen and build upon partnership.

T.R.

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