RAMALLAH, May 20, 2018 (WAFA) - President Mahmoud Abbas is in good health, said Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
He said after visiting the president at Istishari Hospital in Ramallah on Sunday that the president had additional tests at the hospital after he had an ear operation on Tuesday and all results were good and reassuring.
Istishari Hospital director, Said Sarahneh, had earlier confirmed that President Abbas was admitted to his hospital on Sunday for necessary tests following the operation in his middle ear, saying that "the results turned out good and the health of the president is reassuring."
Erekat said the president is expected to leave hospital on Monday or Tuesday.
President Abbas is 83 years old and was elected president in 2005.