Turkey has handed over the chairmanship of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) to Jordan, the Palestinian Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday.
â€śThe Chairmanship of the Advisory Commission will be assumed by Jordan as of July 1, 2019,â€ť the ministry said in a statement, Days of Palestine reports.
It said that the final meeting of the commission, under Turkeyâ€™s chairmanship, took place over June 17-18, in Jordan.
Turkey provided strong support and vital services to Palestinian refugees, including mobilizing political and financial assistance from the international community, it added.
â€śTurkeyâ€™s solidarity with UNRWA will continue in the coming period,â€ť it noted.