(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) The Egyptian Authorities decided Saturday to allow the entry of the first batch of the construction materials of the Qatari projects for the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip, a source at the Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza revealed.
The source explained that the construction materials will be allowed in via Rafah Crossing not Karam abu Salem Crossing.
For his part, Palestinian Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry Ghazi Hamad underlined that the Egyptian Authorities had allowed 20 daily truckloads of construction materials into Gaza as part of the Qatari plan aiming at the establishment of economic projects and the reconstruction of Gaza.
The State of Qatar offered 5 projects for the reconstruction of the besieged Gaza Strip during the historic visit paid by HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani on October 23.
The projects include the construction of Sheikh Hamad Residential Town, Hamad Medical City, the reconstruction of three main streets in the Strip: Salahuddin Street, Al-Rashid Street and Al-Karama Street.