UNRWA praises UAE for continued support

Amman – The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has praised UAE for continued support, especially with the provision of $50 million to cope with the difficult financial conditions across five areas of operations to help Palestinian refugees.

A delegation from the relief and human development agency, comprising Asif Husain-Naviatti, Head of the Advisory Commission Secretariat at UNRWA, and Alia Toukan, Senior External Relations and Projects Officer at UNRWA, made the statement during their meeting with Mattar Saif Sulaiman Al Shamsi, UAE Ambassador to Jordan.


The two sides discussed the issues related to the outcomes of the Advisory Commission meeting held in Jordan this year.

Al Shamsi emphasised the UAE’s firm and steadfast position on the Palestinian cause, especially the refugee issue.

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