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Japan announces $46.7 million in aid to PA general budget and UNRWA

Headline: “The government of Japan declares new aid for the Palestinian people”
“The government of Japan yesterday [Feb. 12, 2017] in a press statement declared additional financial aid to the Palestinian people in the amount of $46,688,925, [which will be transferred] through international organizations and Japanese non-governmental organizations.
The new package includes humanitarian aid through UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East), aid for the [PA] general budget through the Palestinian Recovery and Development Program Trust Fund (PRDP) that belongs to the World Bank, and also support for infrastructure initiatives, particularly in the Jericho Agro-Industrial Park, through the UNDP (UN Development Programme)…
According to the statement, the total Japanese aid stands at $1.8 billion since 1993.”