January 2018


Main reports: Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Rami Hamdallah and the Japanese Foreign Minister, Mr. Taro Kono, launched the second phase of the development of the Jericho Agro-Industrial Park (on 26 December 2017.

The United States Government announced on 16 January 2018 that it would with-hold $65m out of a $125m aid instalment earmarked for the UNRWA.

In response to a request from the PNA, the Government of Israel announced on 7 January 2018 the restoration of 50 MW of power to Gaza effective as of 8 January 2018.

The Palestinian Ministry of Education and Higher Education announced on 31 December 2017 the disbursement of NIS 6.12m ($1.8m) to local universities to support scientific research.