Palestinian Affairs Department and UNRWA discuss COVID-19 repercussions

Jordan

Published: 2021-01-19 15:06

Last Updated: 2021-02-27 13:21


Palestinian Affairs Department and UNRWA discuss COVID-19 repercussions
Palestinian Affairs Department and UNRWA discuss COVID-19 repercussions

Director general of the Department of Palestinian Affairs Rafiq Khirfan Tuesday met with the director of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Affairs in Jordan Marta Lorenzo to discuss the agency’s programs in light of the coronavirus crisis, including the COVID-19 vaccination program.

The department released a statement saying they also spoke about the current situation at community centers operating under UNRWA's umbrella and ways to enable them to continue providing assistance to Palestinian refugees in Jordan.

The statement read "Lorenzo valued the fruitful cooperation between the agency and the Health Ministry that contributes to confronting the threat of the virus and protecting citizens."