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Mohammed Ishtaye sworn in as new Palestinian PM

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MIDEAST-RAMALLAH-NEW PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT-SWEARING IN by Fadi Arouri.
New Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye (R) and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attend the swearing-in ceremony of the new government in the West Bank city of Ramallah. New Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye and his cabinet members were sworn in on Saturday before President Mahmoud Abbas at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah, the official television reported. (Xinhua/Fadi Arouri)

According to the presidential decree, Ishtaye will serve as the Minister of Interior and Minister of Waqf, or Religious Affairs, until two new ministers are named … reports Asian Lite News.

MIDEAST-RAMALLAH-NEW PALESTINIAN GOVERNMENT-SWEARING IN by Fadi Arouri.
(Xinhua/Fadi Arouri)

New Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye and his cabinet members were sworn in before President Mahmoud Abbas at his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Saturday, the official television reported.

The 18th Palestinian government since the establishment of the Palestinian Authrity in 1995 was sworn in according to a presidential decree issued by Abbas, Xinhua news agency reported.

According to the presidential decree, Ishtaye will serve as the Minister of Interior and Minister of Waqf, or Religious Affairs, until two new ministers are named.

The new government consists of 24 ministers.