October 2017


Main reports: Members of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee (AHLC) met in New York for their biannual on 18 September.

Mr. Munib Al-Masri, the Chairman of the Palestine Development and Investment Company (PADICO), announced on 1 October a plan to establish a new Palestinian company to cooperate with China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative on investment projects in Gaza.

The United States Government announced on 15 October a $10 million USAID investment to increase Palestinian access to agricultural water by expanding the Jericho wastewater collection system.

The Joint Jordanian- Palestinian Higher Committee met in Amman on 27 September for the first time in three years.