Cairo (Feb. 15)
Although the Palestine question is not officially on the agenda of the conference of Arab statesmen which opened here yesterday to discuss plans for the creation of a federation of Arab countries, it was indicated here today that the question of Arab-Jewish relations may be taken up.
It was stated in Arab circles that a “goodwill gesture” may be made to the Jews by offering them a plan under which the Arabs will consent to continued Jewish immigration into Palestine under a quota guaranteeing that Jews will not exceed one-third of the Palestine population and will remain a permanent minority. This plan, it was hinted, will be discussed by the high government officials of Egypt. Iraq, Syria, Transjordan and Saudi-Arabia, participating in the conference. Mussa el Alami, a representative of Palestine Arabs, is attending as an observer.