Visit of the Former Commissioner-General of UNRWA to Canberra
On the 30th of November 2015 The Palestinian Ambassador Izzat Abdulhadi held important talks with the Former Commissioner-General of UNRWA, Mr. Pierre Kraehenbuehl at a working dinner attended by the Ambassador of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan H.E. Rima Aladdin, the Chargé d'affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Lebanon Mr. Milad Raad and UNRWA’s Director for planning and the UNRWA Director for PR.
UNRWA’s Former Commissioner-General previously paid a brief visit to Australia for three days where he met with Ms. Julie Bishop, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia, and other Australian officials. The Former UNRWA Commissioner-General also met with Arab Ambassadors accredited to Canberra on the 1st of December where he briefed them on the difficult situation of refugees in Gaza as a result of the repeated illegal Israeli aggressions as well as the financial crisis of UNRWA.
The Arab Ambassadors displayed a keen interest in the work of UNRWA and proposed to organize a photo exhibition of UNRWA’s activities to be displayed in Australia.
It should be noted that the GDOP had contributed in organizing the visit of the Former Commissioner-General of UNRWA. The GDOP also hosted the Former Commissioner-General's meeting with the Arab Ambassadors.