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India to fund construction of West Bank schools

June 19, 2013 5:38 P.M. (Updated: June 20, 2013 11:22 A.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma’an) – The head of India’s mission to Palestine on Wednesday handed a $180,000 check to the Palestinian minister of education, Ali Abu Zuhri, in the latter’s office in Ramallah.

The money is the first installment of a $1.8 million dollar project funded by the Indian government to construct two schools in Abu Dis and Asira al-Shamaliya villages.

The Indian envoy, BS Mubarak, told Abu Zuhri and other Palestinian officials who attended the meeting that India would continue to support the State of Palestine in all fields.
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