Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad Thursday urged East Asian donors to share their wealth and knowledge for nation-building efforts in his troubled region, during a conference in Tokyo.
Palestinian PM Salam Fayyad (R) and Japan Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida at the Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development in Tokyo on February 13, 2013. Fayyad has urged East Asian donors to share their wealth and knowledge for nation-building efforts in his troubled region.
"We find your experience in East Asia highly inspiring," he said, citing the way countries in the region have moved away from reliance on overseas' aid and risen to become economic powers.
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