Turkey sends five truckloads of aid to Palestinian students

The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey has sent five truckloads of aid to Palestine in an effort to help Palestinian students aged between 6 and 11.

Turkey sends five truckloads of aid to Palestinian students

The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) has sent five truckloads of aid to Palestine in an effort to help Palestinian students aged between 6 and 11.

A ceremony took place at Ankara's Swiss Hotel with the participation of President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine who is currently paying a visit to Turkey.

President Abbas said that Turkey, once again, rushed to assistance of Palestinian people, and thanked President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, TOBB and Turkish relief agency, the Red Crescent.

He also underlined importance of Turkey's other projects such as the construction of an organized industrial zone and building of a water purification facility in Gaza.

TOBB Chairman Rifat Hisarciklioglu said on his part that the aid worth of nearly 700 thousand USD included material to sew school uniforms for 101 thousand Palestinian students in Gaza and West Bank.

He vowed that their support to Palestinian people would continue, adding, "we will extend full support to any initiative that will ensure prosperity and tranquility in Palestine."


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