(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))
CAIRO 10th January 2016 (WAM) --- Algeria on Sunday paid US$26 million in support for the 2016 budget of the Palestinian National Authority.
In a statement the Arab League said the financial support was ordered by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
A cheque was handed over by Algerian Ambassador to Cairo and Permanent Representative to the League of Arab States Nazir al-Arbawi to Secretary-General Nabil al-Arabi on the sidelines of an emergency meeting of Arab foreign ministers.
The statement noted that Algeria has honoured all its financial commitments to help the Palestinian people's struggle for their independent state with Jerusalem as its capital.