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British parliamentary and aid delegation arrives in Gaza

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A British parliamentary delegation accompanied by aid workers begun a visit to the Gaza Strip today. Among the delegation's members were Lord Raymond Hylton, Yasmin Quraishi MP and Mr Ibrahim Hewitt, Chairman of the Palestinian Relief and Development Fund (Interpal) and Senior Editor at the Middle East Monitor (MEMO).

The visitors toured Gaza City and viewed the scale of destruction left by the Israeli war on Gaza in late 2008 and discussed ways of providing assistance for the reconstruction efforts.


During their visit to the Islamic University in Gaza City Mr Hewitt said the delegation was exploring all possible ways to provide assistance.

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MEMO Photographer: Mohammed Asad

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