Tuesday, June 10, 2008

50,000 palm trees for Gaza

GAZA, June 10 (KUNA) -- The Kuwaiti-sponsored Rahma Society for Relief Aid and Development started here on Tuesday the first phase of of planting 10,000 palm trees in the area of Khan Yunis, south of Gaza Strip.
The project is a joint effort of the Rahma Society and the ministry of agriculture in the previously resigned government.
By the end of the week all 10,000 palm trees will be planted, though the project as a whole targets the planting of 50,000 more in the next five years, at a cost of USD 3 million, said Kamal Meslih, representative of Rahma Society in Palestine.
Fundamentally the project seeks to provide food security and job opportunities for a lot of Palestinian job-seekers, he noted.
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