President Iohannis invites Romanian companies to invest in Palestine’s reconstruction

Romanian institutions and companies should get involved in Palestine’s reconstruction, President Klaus Iohannis stated in Palestine on Thursday.

Romania and Palestine share a longstanding friendship. We are fully convinced there are outstanding prospects of enhancing our cooperation in various fields: economic exchanges, agriculture, healthcare, finance, home affairs, energy, water management and infrastructure. We would like the Romanian institutions and companies to be involved in the efforts of reconstructing Palestine’s institutions and economy. We consider a completely functional state needs strong institutions,” president Iohannis told a joint press conference with Palestine’s President Mahmoud Abbas.

The Romanian President mentioned that the third session of the Romania-Palestine Inter-governmental Committee, scheduled this year, will enable direct contacts between ministries and allow expert teams to identify new ways of cooperation for the near future.

President Abbas invited Romanian and Palestinian businessmen to invest in both countries and voiced his confidence in the consolidation of bilateral relation.

The two officials discussed the role of Palestinian people who get degrees in Romania. President Iohannis promised that Romania would keep offering training to Palestine’s public officers.

For us, human contacts are vital for deepening the bilateral relation. Romania will keep holding training courses in emergency medicine and diplomacy, and transfers of expertise in other fields for Palestinian public officers,” he informed.

President Abbas thanked Romania for the grants to Palestinian students, which have strengthened the personal relations between the two countries. The graduates from Romania contributed with their knowledge to the consolidation of the bases of the Palestinian state, he said.

Before the official talks, President Iohannis laid a wreath at the mausoleum of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

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