Qatar’s envoy, Muhammad al Emadi, together with a large delegation has entered the Gaza Strip through the Erez border crossing, He is there to coordinate distribution of 30 million dollars to Hamas to be used for rehabilitating the area.
Gazans are already lining up at local post offices in anticipation of receiving their shares
It is not clear if he brought with him the cash in hand, as he did in the past, or if he wired it through an Israeli approved bank transfer. The funds are expected to be divvied out in $100 increments.
Qatar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has promised to give $ 480 million in aid to the Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank.
”The Palestinian people would not forget the positive Qatari stances maintained even at the most difficult circumstances, highlighting the unwavering positive positions of Qatar towards the Palestinian people,” he said.
The donation was announced after an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement between Israel and the terrorist factions of Gaza has come into effect this yesterday morning (local time).