UN Secretary-General Appreciates Qatar's Contribution of Fuel to Gaza

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, expressed his deep appreciation for the State of Qatar's contribution to provide fuel to the Gaza Strip to generate electricity in order to help reduce human suffering and respond to public health needs.

"The Secretary-General expresses his deep appreciation to the Government of Qatar for its $60 million contribution, which made this delivery of the fuel possible and provide a welcomed supply of electricity in the Strip for the coming months," U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement in New York.

"Fuel for the Gaza Power Plant remains the fastest and most immediate way to increase electricity to help decrease the humanitarian issues and provide related public health needs for the region." Dujarric added.