Palestinian PM: government employees will only be paid half their salaries this month

04.07.2011                      02.Tammus, 5771

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Palestinian PM: government employees will only be paid half their salaries this month

Salam Fayyad says international donors not making good on their pledges, sending only a third of what was promised.

The Palestinian prime minister says government employees will only be paid half of their salaries this month because international donors are not making good on their pledges.
Salam Fayyad said Sunday donors had pledged 970 dollars million for this year's budget, but have only come through with around of third of that – about 330 million. He added much of the shortfall comes from Arab countries….