Turkey to provide $200 million to Gaza

Turkey will provide $200 million to Gaza Strip for reconstruction efforts.

Turkey to provide $200 million to Gaza

World Bulletin / News Desk

Turkey will grant $200 million for reconstruction of the Gaza Strip and Palestine’s sustainable development in the span of two years, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

According to the Foreign Ministry statement, Turkey will donate $200 million as part of its pledge made at Cairo Conference on Palestine for “reconstructing Gaza,” which was held in October 2014.

The assistance will be provided in among other, for health and education services as well as regeneration of destroyed housing and will be launched in soon, the statement also said. 

According to U.N., at least 2,000 Palestinians – mostly civilians - were killed and other 11,000 were wounded in the latest attacks in Gaza in 2014; some 100,000 people remain homeless.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 17 Nisan 2015, 17:53