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Riyadh Pays 4 Months of Financial Aid to Palestinian Authority Budget - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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Cairo – Saudi Arabia has transferred $30.8 million to the Palestinian Authority’s Finance Ministry account as part of its financial aid to the Palestinian budget, Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Egypt Ahmed al-Qattan said Monday.

The Kingdom’s permanent representative to the Arab League pointed out that the funds transferred are part of the Saudi government’s monthly contributions to support the Palestinian budget for the period from April to July 2017.

He said in a statement that Riyadh has committed to support the Palestinian Authority’s budget with $7.7 million per month.

Saudi Arabia will continue to support the Palestinian cause on the political, humanitarian and economic levels, he said.

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