Today, Tuesday, the head of government work follow-up, Issam Al-Dulais, praised the achievements of the Deir Al-Balah municipality and its efforts in serving the people, paving streets and roads, improving solid waste services, confronting depressions, and organizing the seashore, despite the scarcity of capabilities and lack of resources and equipment.
This came during Al-Dulais’ participation in the Golden Jubilee celebration organized by the municipality of Deir Al-Balah on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the transformation of Deir Al-Balah into a city and a municipal council, in the presence of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Local Government, Eng. Samir Mutair, deputies from the Legislative Council, the current mayor, Diab Al-Jarro, former mayors and their families, a number of mayors in the Gaza Strip, and a group of dignitaries, mayors, and notables.
Al-Dulais recalled the former mayors who worked day and night until they put the ancient municipality in the ranks of the major municipalities and continued the march to reach the golden jubilee today, praising their efforts and the clear imprints they left in the history of the municipality, considering today’s celebration as a clear and explicit recognition of the beauty of the first generation who succeeded to the presidency of the municipality. .
He expressed his thanks and appreciation to the Mayor of Deir al-Balah and the members of the Municipal Council who enjoy the support of the people, who do the impossible and prove that we are the most worthy of living a decent life on this land, bypassing the occupation that bombs the infrastructure, destroys the roads and prevents the entry of tools and equipment.--
“We will do the impossible so that our future generations can live in better conditions than our current ones, and the darkness of the siege and occupation has ended and the dawn of silk and liberation has broken,” he added.-
He called for making this celebration a new starting point towards the future, and for young men and men to present their vision in their current reality and seek answers capable of advancing the role of the municipality and its participation in resolving societal issues, thanking and appreciating all workers for the advancement, progress and prosperity of this area.
At the end of the ceremony, Al-Dulais honored the former presidents who succeeded each other for 50 years as mayor of Deir Al-Balah since its transformation into a city and a municipal council in 1973.