Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas`s Fatah Party and the Hamas movement have agreed on Rami Hamdallah as the prime minister of the transitional unity government, a Hamas official said.
Officials from the Islamic Hamas movement and the Fatah Party have tapped the premier of the Palestinian National Authority, Rami Hamdallah, for the role of prime minister in the Palestinian unity government, an official said Thursday.
The Palestinian government was sworn-in in the West Bank city of Ramallah, weeks after caretaker PM Rami Hamdallah agreed to take up the post permanently.
Palestinian officials say the Prime Minister has decided to remain on the job, weeks after announcing his resignation.
Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah withdrew an offer to quit a day after presenting it to president Mahmud Abbas, a high-ranking government official said.
Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah presented his resignation to President Mahmud Abbas on Thursday, just two weeks after he took office.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has appointed Rami Hamdallah, a politically independent academic, as his new prime minister.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon