President urges aid countries to support UN Relief and Works Agency

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Digital Desk, Cairo. Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah el-Sisi has urged aiding countries to support the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which provides services to millions of Palestinian refugees. CC’s remarks came to the fore on Wednesday during a panel discussion at the World Youth Forum (WYF), which is currently being held at a resort in Sharm el-Sheikh.

The Egyptian president talked about raising funds for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, noting that Egypt has already allocated $500 million for Gaza’s reconstruction, Xinhua news agency reported. CC said that our role will help the states move forward and fulfill their commitments to UNRWA.

He added that Egypt would work shoulder to shoulder with the donor countries to support UNRWA as much as possible in carrying out its role. During the session, UNRWA’s Chief Representative in Cairo, Sahar al-Jobri, commended Egypt’s role in supporting UNRWA and urged international partners to continue financial support for the agency to help the Gaza Strip overcome its crisis. can get help.

Egypt called for a ceasefire in May 2021 between Israel and Palestinian armed groups led by the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas), which rules the Gaza Strip, after 11 days of bloodshed. The fight stopped. 260 Palestinians and 13 Israelis were reported killed in the fighting.

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