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GAZA, Oct 26 (KUNA) -- Palestinian Ministry of Public Works and Housing signed on Thursday several agreements related to Kuwait's donation to the Gaza Strip.
Some 270 factories, which were destroyed during the war on Gaza in 2014 by the Israeli occupation forces, will be restored thanks to USD 200 million previously donated by Kuwait.
Speaking to KUNA, the Palestinian Minister of Public Works and Housing, Mofeed Al-Hasayna said that Kuwait had provided great assistance in rebuilding the Gaza Strip. He revealed that USD 75 million from the donation would be used in the housing sector, where 2,270 houses were built.
Al-Hasayna added that Kuwait has been the primary sponsor for the reconstruction of Palestine.
He expressed his gratitude to the Kuwaiti people and government, led by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Moreover, President of the General Federation of Industries, Ali Al-Hayek said that Kuwait has been supporting the strip since the war in 2014, and it has been always aiding the Palestinian people, hoping for more aid to assist other industrial sectors. (end) wab.mys
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