EU External Investment Plan launched
The European Union and Palestine have launched today the EU External Investment Plan (EIP) to encourage investments promoting an inclusive growth, job creation and sustainable development and to tackle some of Palestine internal constraint via an enhanced policy dialogue on business climate issues. The launching event was held this morning in Ramallah, Palestine, in the presence of Mr Shukri Bishara, Minister of Finance and Planning. The conference brought together national authorities, private sector companies, International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and other stakeholders to discuss investment opportunities and ways to overcome remaining barriers in accessing funds.