Palestinian sources reported that the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet the British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Sunday in the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem.
This is Brownâ€™s first visit to Palestine as the Prime Minister of Britain. British business men are expected to accompany Brown during his visit, where they will meet their Palestinian counterparts to support investment in the Palestinian areas.
Brown, served as the British Minister of Finance when Tony Blaier was the Prime Minister, he is known for his support to investment and development in the Palestinian areas.
The British official will arrive in Israeli on Saturday where he is expected to meet with the Israeli Prime Minister Ehod Olmert and Defense Minister Ehod Barak.
Prior to Brown’s visit, Palestinian and British officials said that UK is studying the possibility of holding an investment conference for Palestine; this conference is expected to be discussed with Palestinian officials during the British official visit.