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Prime Minister of the German Federal State of Saarland Dr. Peter Mueller visits KAS Ramallah

Saarlands Ministerpräsident Peter Müller bei der KAS Ramallah

On Tuesday Dr. Peter Mueller met namable representatives of the Palestinian Civic Society as well as Partners of the KAS in the new office in Ramallah. In the range of a lunch the Prime Minister of Saarland was briefed about the projects of KAS Ramallah together with its partners, especially in the area of legal policy and support of the social market economy.

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Bassem Khoury, president of the Palestinian Industrial Association (PFI) informed about the economic situation. Above all freedom of movement is a crucial aspect to improve the Palestinian life situation, Khoury stated. Jurist Mueller discussed together with Dr. Ghassan Faramand, employee of the Jurisprudential Institute of Birzeit University, the legal security in the Palestinian Territories.

Christian Democrat Mueller showed special interest in the idea of the “Palestine Forums” as an independent political platform. Many of the attending representatives of the Palestinian Civic Society are involved in the establishment of such a project.

Mueller underlined the German interest on sustainable steps in the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process. During his stay in Ramallah the Prime Minister held several conversations amongst others with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian Prime Minister Salaam Fayyad.

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