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Amman: The UAE has provided $600,000 in financial support for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to build the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan School in the Gaza Strip.

The UAE Embassy in Amman handed the money, which is provided by the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation to execute the project, to Tamara Alrifai, Acting Director of the UNRWA Department of External Relations and Director of Strategic Communications.

UAE Embassy representatives, during the meeting, affirmed the UAE’s consistent position in support of the Palestinian people under all circumstances.

Alrifai expressed her sincere thanks and appreciation to the UAE for its continuous support of UNRWA to enable it to continue to perform its tasks in support for Palestinian refugees, noting that the UAE’s response is widely respected and appreciated by all parties.

She also hailed the role of the UAE Embassy in Amman in organising and carrying out charitable projects provided by various Emirati institutions to families in need in the Palestinian camps in Jordan and the West Bank.

While handing over the financial support, the embassy and UNRWA representatives reviewed the prospects for accelerating cooperation between the two sides.