Qatar Announces USD 50 Million Donation to UNRWA

Qatar has announced a USD 50 million donation to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) which operates in the Palestinian territories and asylum countries.

This came during the State of Qatar’s participation in the extraordinary ministerial meeting of UNRWA, which was held today at the headquarters of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Rome with the attendance of United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and the High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini.

HE Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dr Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi headed Qatar delegation to the meeting.

The meeting discussed the several-year long crisis of UNRWA, and ways to deal with this crisis for a better future for millions of Palestinian refugees in the Palestinian territories and asylum countries, especially Jordan and Lebanon.