Ashrawi Says Prince William’s Visit Welcomed by Palestinian Leadership and People

Prince William to make 1st official visit to Palestinian territories.

Ramallah, MINA – Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi welcomed on Thursday a planned visit by Britain’s Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, to Palestine later in the summer, saying his visit is welcome not only by the leadership, but by the Palestinian people.

“On behalf of the Palestine Liberation Organization Executive Committee and the Palestinian people, we welcome His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge on his scheduled visit to Palestine this summer,” Palestinian news agency WAFA reported, citig Ashrawi in a statement.

“Prince William, who accepted an invitation from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, will be a welcome guest, not just of the leadership but of the Palestinian people who will provide him with the opportunity to share their stories first-hand and connect on a human level.”

Ashrawi said that this trip will also serve to enhance diplomatic and cultural relations between Prince William and the people of Palestine.(T/RS5/RS1)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)