Street in Bogota named State of Palestine in a gesture of solidarity

In a display of solidarity with the people of Palestine, Colombia’s capital city of Bogotá has inaugurated a street named “the State of Palestine” in a ceremony attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Palestine, Riyad al-Maliki, and Bogota City Council member Ana Teresa Bernal.

The event, which took place today, commenced with the national anthems of Palestine and Colombia, underscoring the cultural diversity and shared values between the two nations. Speaking at the event, Ambassador of the State of Palestine to the Republic of Colombia, Raouf al-Maliki, expressed his gratitude for this significant step, commending the City Council and its members for their dedicated efforts in adopting the resolution to name the street after Palestine.

He pointed out that this gesture symbolizes Colombia’s unwavering support for the Palestinian people and their just cause, and that it reflects the deep-rooted relations between the two friendly nations and their peoples.

Bogota City Council member Ana Teresa Bernal expressed her pride in naming one of the city’s most prominent streets after the State of Palestine, a move that she said testifies to the Colombian people’s support and solidarity with the Palestinian people and their righteous quest for an independent state.

The ceremony culminated with the cutting of the inaugural ribbon for the State of Palestine Street by Minister Riyad al-Maliki and City Council member Ana Teresa Bernal.

The event was not only a momentous occasion for both nations but also a significant demonstration of international support for the Palestinian cause.

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