Thursday, January 24, 2013

Najib enters Gaza strip for humanitarian visit, a first for a Malaysian prime minister!

Inspecting Gaza's guard of honour.

Children of beseiged Gaza.

Rosmah visited children hospital in Gaza.

Najib entered Gaza at 10am local time and he will be the first Malaysian prime minister to set foot on Palestine.

EL-ARISH -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, entered Gaza, the home of 1.7 million Palestinians, for a humanitarian visit this morning. Najib was the first Malaysian Prime Minister to set foot on Palestine.
The Prime Minister, who is on an official working visit to Egypt, and his wife arrived in Cairo at 9 pm local time last night.
In Gaza, Najib visited a Malaysian-funded school, Al Madrasah Al Malaziah, before visiting the site for the construction of the new office for Palestine's Prime Minister, Ismail Haniyeh. The old office was destroyed during an Israeli attack in November, last year.
The Prime Minister's press secretary, Datuk Tengku Sharifuddin Tengku Ahmad, said Najib would also meet Palestine cabinet members and members of Parliament.
Then, Najib and Rosmah attended a luncheon hosted by Ismail at Movenpick Hotel before visiting Al-Aqsa University, where Najib would be conferred an honorary doctorate degree.
After receiving his doctorate, Najib departed for Cairo to pay a courtesy call on Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi.
Meanwhile on a separate programme, Rosmah visited Nasser Hospital for Children, in Gaza.
At the hospital, Rosmah pledged a RM4 million Malaysian donation for the hospital as well as meet gifted children, there. ( Tuesday, January 22, 2013)

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