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League Commission Approves Britain’s Report on Palestine Administration

August 30, 1928
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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The observations of the Permanent Mandates Commission of the League of Nations concerning the report of the British Government on the administration of Palestine, submitted to the Commission at its thirteenth session held in June, were made public here.

In accepting the report, the Commission declares that it has given full attention to the difficulties in the efforts to make the Jewish settlement in Palestine self-supporting, which resulted in the restriction of immigration in order to make same proportionate to the economic capacity of the territory. The Mandates Commission was interested to receive detailed information regarding the reorganization of the Jewish Agency.

The Commission notes with satisfaction the profits which resulted from the introduction of the new Palestine currency.

With reference to Dr. Weizmann’s letter and the memorandum of the Zionist Organization, the Commission repeats the recommendation made following its ninth completion of the Palestine land survey which is of the utmost importance to the general development of the country and particularly to the establishment of the Jewish National Home. The Commission also hopes that means will soon be found to utilize the full possibilities of the land of the Beisan district.

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