Palestinian National Fund
PALESTINIAN NATIONAL FUND
Palestinian organization established in 1964, conforming to Article 24 of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) fundamental law, to finance the activities of the PLO in the political as well as military, social, and cultural areas. From 1984 to 1996, the Palestinian National Fund (PNF) was headed by Jawad Ghusayn. The PNF is responsible for managing financial aid coming from a variety of sources: funds from Arab states, contributions from wealthy Palestinians, and a "liberation tax" levied on Palestinians working in Arab countries.
SEE ALSO Palestine Liberation Organization.