Palestine Ambassador to Ireland , Dr. Hikmat Ajjuri, Deputy Head of Palestine Mission, Yussef Dorkhom andCllr. Padraig Mc Shane, Chairman of Moyle District Council.


We support the Moyle District Council’s proposal to twin with Gaza

Dublin (SaebPress)… Dr Hikmat Ajjuri, Palestine Ambassador to Ireland, has stated to the chairman of Moyle District Council, Padraig Mc Shane, that he

 “Supports all actions and steps that can help to break the Siege on Gaza, including Moyle District Council’s proposal to twin with Gaza”.

The Ambassador was speaking following an official meeting at the embassy with the Chairman of Moyle District Council, Padraig Mc Shane in Dublin Friday 7th of October 2011. Some well-known Health and humanitarian Aid personals were present at the meeting.

It is a beautiful idea.

“The proposals contained within the Twinning document from Moyle allow us to hope for a better future for some of the children in our beloved Gaza. The concept of the Moyle Peace Park is a beautiful idea – A family friendly environment with a play park for children. It will also incorporate a trauma centre in Gaza city”, Ambassador Hikmat Ajjuri, declared to the Chairman.

Psychological scars.

Addressing the meeting Dr Hikmat Ajjuri added that “Given the long-suffering endured by our people in Gaza, living under constant bombardment and the crippling effects of the siege, a trauma clinic to alleviate the deep psychological and mental scars that exist in our young people can begin to ease the devastation wrecked upon us by the siege.”

Moyle District Council is a Local Council in County Antrim in the north-east corner of the North of Ireland. It covers a largely rural area of approximately 190 square miles, with 42 miles of coastline.

The area is very popular destination with tourists; it receives around a million and a half visitors a year.

Moyle District includes the three best known features of the  Northe of Ireland: the World Heritage Site, Giant’s Causeway, the Glens of Antrim and Rathlin Island.

Council headquarters are in Ballycastle. Other towns in the area include Bushmills the home to the world’s oldest licensed distillery which has produced the famous Irish whiskey “Bushmills” since 1608, Armoy, Ballintoy, Cushendall, Cushendun and Waterfoot.

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