Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah’s government and requested it to continue serving until a new government is formed.
Hamdallah Government Submits Resignation to Abbas https://t.co/lCszEzqXO2 pic.twitter.com/vsf54pQxoi
— IMEMC News (@imemcnews) January 30, 2019
Hamdallah’s government had submitted its resignation to Abbas, on Tuesday.
Abbas' Cabinet resigns; new government to form soon https://t.co/MxtT6xfMRm
— Al-Monitor (@AlMonitor) January 30, 2019
The government’s decision came as the Palestinian people had been protesting the government’s recent Social Security Law for months in rejection of several articles of the law.
#Palestinian Prime Minister Rami #Hamdallah Resigns https://t.co/2e4qdTun0w via @PalestineChron pic.twitter.com/M7PoUD8r2a
— Palestine Chronicle (@PalestineChron) January 29, 2019
The Palestinian President had issued a decision by law, on Monday evening, immediately stopping the implementation of the Social Security Law and its amendments.
(Ma’an, PC, Social Media)