18 November 2011
The Indian government has given US$ 1 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) to provide daily food supplements to thousands of refugee schoolchildren in the Gaza Strip.
The Indian Minister of State for External Affairs, E Ahamed, handed over a cheque to UNRWA Commissioner-General Filippo Grandi in Ramallah today.
The minister met Mr Grandi to deliver the donation and discuss future cooperation with the Agency. Mr Ahamed assured UNRWA of the Government of India's continued support in its operations and in its efforts to alleviate the sufferings of Palestine refugees.