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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 9.50 GMT

President hands over USD 1 million to Palestine President


President Mahinda Rajapaksa officially handed over Sri Lanka’s US$1 million donation to Palestine when he President President Mahmoud Abbas yesterday.

The two leaders met on the sidelines of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 69) in New York.

In August this year President Rajapaksa announced that Sri Lanka will be providing US$ 1 million in financial assistance to Palestine.

President Rajapaksa has been a long-time supporter of the Palestine cause and is the Founder President of the Sri Lanka Committee for Solidarity with Palestine.





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