Palestinian Territory

Palestinian Territory

The PA (abbreviated as PNA or PA; arabic السلطة الوطنية الفلسطينية, DMG as-Sulţa al-Waṭaniyya al-Filasṭiniyya) was a quasi-governmental institution that exerted nominally governmental functions in the Palestinian in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. On January 7, 2013 President Mahmoud Abbas ordered the future in office activities, the name "State of Palestine" instead of using "Palestinian Authority". He did not solve the Palestinian Authority formally, however, and its institutions operate under the new name on.