August 2015


Main reports: This month the Bulletin interviews HE Abeer Odeh, who was sworn in as Minister of National Economy in early August. Prior to becoming a Cabinet Minister, Mrs. Odeh worked with several international organisations in Palestine and served as the CEO of the Palestine Capital Market Authority from 2009.

A delegation of over 100 businesspersons from the West Bank visited Gaza during the first week of August. The visit marked an initial step towards rebuilding business links, following years of complete separation between Gaza and the West Bank.

Palestinian mobile communications company Jawwal launched “Learn How to Code”, a summer camp aimed at training young students in the field of IT.