Publish Date: 2017/06/15
Government denies senior official donated money to non-Palestinian hospital
RAMALLAH, June 15, 2017 (WAFA - official PLO news agency) – The government
Thursday denied media reports that a senior Palestinian official donated
money to a non-Palestinian hospital.
Government spokesman Yousef al-Mahmoud rejected claims that Deputy Prime
Minister Ziad Abu Amr had donated money to any hospital outside Palestine
after receiving treatment there, describing the reports as “baseless.”
Al-Mahmoud said Abu Amr was well and working normally, noting that he was
not aware that Abu Amr was receiving any kind of treatment at Palestinian or
He slammed the media reports as part of false and slanderous rumors.
Israeli media said an “anonymous” Palestinian official has donated tens of
thousands of dollars to the Israeli Rambam hospital in Haifa for saving his
life after receiving cancer treatment there.