Israel approves transfer of $100 million of building goods into Gaza

22.06.2011                      20.Siwan, 5771

Gaza:

Israel approves transfer of $100 million of building goods into Gaza

UNRWA will bring material for building 1,200 houses and 18 schools into Gaza Strip following 'immediate' approval from Israel; UN Middle East envoy welcomes 'this significant step.'

Israel has approved the building of $100 million worth of new houses and schools in the Gaza Strip, Israeli and UN officials said on Tuesday.
Guy Inbar, a military spokesman, said Israel had given the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) the green light to bring building materials for 18 new schools and 1,200 new houses into the Hamas-controlled territory….