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Palestine Arab National Fund: Arab Executive Decides to Establish Rival to Jewish National Fund

The Palestine Arab Executive decided at its meeting to-day to establish an Arab National Fund, on similar lines to the Jewish National Fund.

Mr. George Antonius, who was a member of the Palestine Government Secretariat, and gave evidence for the Arab side to the Shaw Commission of Enquiry into the Palestine outbreak of 1929, and Mr. Alfred Roch, the German Christian settler who was one of the members of the Palestine Arab Delegation to London after the 1929 outbreak, are members of the Executive of the new Arab National Fund, which has a total membership of four.