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Germany provides 3 million Euro as Additional Financing for the Construction of Salfeet Wastewater Treatment Plant

25.06.2020 - Pressemitteilung

A financing agreement that provides 3 million Euro additional financing to the Salfeet Sewerage Project was signed today by Shukri Bishara, Minister of Finance, Mazen Ghunaim, Head of Palestinian Water Authority, Jonas Blume, Director of KfW German Development Bank Office in Ramallah, and Mr. Abd Alkarim Zubaydi, Mayor of Salfeet Municipality. The signature took place under the auspices of the Prime Minister, Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh, with the German government being represented by Mr. Christian Clages, the German Representative.


This contract brings the total German contribution to the Salfeet Sewerage Project up to 19.2 million Euro. The project aims to improve the environmental and health conditions in Salfeet City and the surrounding area in addition to improving the water supply system for Salfeet City. A wastewater treatment plant to serve Salfeet City and Farkha village is planned to be completed within one year. In addition to the extension and rehabilitation of wastewater and water networks, the project will also install a small photovoltaic power plant and provide operational assistance.

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