The head of the Qatar Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza HE Ambassador Mohammed Al Emadi signed Monday a project to renovate 600 houses for poor families in the Gaza Strip at a total cost of $3 million.
Al-Emadi said during the signing ceremony of the project in Gaza under the slogan “a decent home” to renovate the houses of poor families in the Gaza Strip that Qatar continues to support the Palestinian people to alleviate their suffering despite the “unjust” siege imposed on it. He asserted that Qatar’s support for the Gaza Strip “will not be affected” by the siege measures announced by several Arab countries on June 5.
The ceremony included the distribution of financial checks to the families benefiting from the project including 127 families as a first stage at a cost of one million dollars, to be followed by a second and third phases to cover 600 families.
Palestinian Undersecretary of the Ministry of Public Works and Housing Naji Sarhan praised the efforts of the State of Qatar in supporting the Palestinian people and alleviating their suffering under the harsh siege imposed on the Gaza Strip for the eleventh year in a row.
Sarhan noted that the selection of poor families was based on lists submitted by the Ministry of Public Works and Housing to the Qatari Committee according to the need of these families to help and renovate their homes. In addition, these families were selected after being examined by engineers from the Ministry and the Qatari Committee to select the target of some 700 families.
He pointed out that the duration of the first phase will be within 3 months depends on the speed of completion.
Qatar Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza is carrying out dozens of vital and important projects in the Gaza Strip.