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  Iyar 16, 5769 , 10/05/09

Gaza, PA Get Millions from India

The Palestinian Authority received one million dollars for Gaza humanitarian aid and ten million dollars for budget assistance from the government of India, according to a report in Times of India. The PA praised India for the help, calling it a “true friend”

"It (India) has proved itself a true friend and well wisher of the Palestinian masses by being among the first ones to provide the Palestinian Authority (PA) with budgetary support," PA deputy Foreign Minister Ahmed Soboh said. Among the first to contribute aid Gaza, India’s donations are channeled through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA).

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