Saturday, May 04, 2002

Arafat Faces Calls For PA Reform

The calls for reform come amid accusations of corruption among the Palestinian leadership and a need to rebuild government institutions destroyed by months of conflict.

Nabil Amr, Palestinian minister for parliamentary affairs, said: "I suggested appointing a cabinet to deal with pending affairs before choosing a cabinet which includes the best qualified Palestinians across the world and not only members of the Legislative Council.

"When Arafat refused to take my suggestion into account, I handed in my resignation and left the meeting," he said.

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