Bottom-Up Meets Top-Down for Progress
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Middle East Progress
by Robert Danin - (Interview) December 31, 1969 - 8:00pm


Can you give our readers a view of the current Palestinian economic situation, from the ground?


Remarks by the Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority, Salam Fayyad, at the Palestine Business and Investment Forum

October 14, 2008

Thank you very much. Thank you Ziad for the kind, warm introduction.  Madame Secretary, Ladies and Gentlemen, Good Morning to all of you.  It is indeed a great honor for me to share the stage with someone I truly respect, admire and to whom I am deeply grateful, and the Palestinian people are grateful for the great effort she has been making and the leadership she’s been demonstrating in trying to move the cause of peace in the region forward.  



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Enhancing national security, as well as regional peace and stability;

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Investing in Peace for Palestine

Salam Fayyad, Prime Minister of the Palestinian National Authority
National Press Club, Washington D.C.
Address to the American Task Force on Palestine
February 11, 2008

Introduction

Your Excellencies,
Ladies and gentlemen,
Good afternoon.



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Keynote Address by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at ATFP Inaugural Gala

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Back to Gala 2006: Towards Peace and Prosperity

Thank you very much. Thank you. I would first like to thank Dr. Ziad Asali for that wonderful introduction. But more importantly, I would like to thank you for your leadership and for your commitment to this very important cause, and for your friendship and counsel over my time as Secretary of State. Thank you very much for all that you do.



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Boom Times for West Bank Economy
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Media Line
by Abd el-Raouf Arnaout - December 31, 1969 - 8:00pm


Palestinian businessmen concluded their one-day Palestine Investment Conference "north forum" in the West Bank city of Nablus with a package of seven investment projects with a total value of $510 million. Five of the projects were in the infrastructure sector, one in industry, and one to finance investments. All are concentrated in the northern part of the West Bank where the Palestinian Authority (PA) has proved, over the course of this year, its ability to impose law and order.


Agencies seek $462 million in aid for Palestinians
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Associated Press
December 31, 1969 - 8:00pm


The U.N. and other aid agencies appealed to the international community Wednesday to send $462 million in emergency assistance to address what they said is a humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian territories. Most of the money will be used for food and cash handouts, said Maxwell Gaylard, local head of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. A total of 159 emergency programs are planned in areas such as health, education, food, water and sanitation.



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