DOHA, Jan 5 — Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Al-Malki has praised the great support provided by the State of Qatar to the Palestinian people, stressing Qatar’s strong position in defending the right of the Palestinian people to establish an their independent state.
Al-Malki described the Qatari-Palestinian relations as deeply rooted fraternal relations, hailing Qatar’s leadership, government and people for their support of the Palestinian people and their cause in all political and economic forms at all regional and international forums.
He said Qatar, as usual, did not hold back anything on the Palestinian people and supported their cause, adding that whenever we were in a political impasse that needs to be addressed, Qatar was always present to end such impasse.
The Palestinian Foreign Minister also praised the role of the State of Qatar and its efforts to achieve the Palestinian reconciliation through direct intervention and bringing together the Palestinian factions to reach understandings and end internal disputes among all the Palestinian factions in order to unite their ranks in face of the Israeli daily crimes committed against the Palestinian people.
On the role of the State of Qatar in the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, which was destroyed by Israeli aggression, the Palestinian Minister said that the State of Qatar has supported the reconstruction of the private sector, before opening this issue was opened by other donor countries saying that was materialized by the visit paid to Gaza by HH the Father Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani about two years ago.
He referred to the support provided by Qatar to the reconstruction of Gaza especially to the infrastructure, pointing out that aspects of Qatar support and assistance are evident to everyone visiting the sector.