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  4/1/2014, Nissan 1, 5774

Economics Ministry Behind Hi-Tech Project in the Negev


The new Park for Science and Technology in Be'er Sheva attracts several companies, praise from senior MKs - including Naftali Bennett.

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett (Jewish Home) spoke at the Calcalist Negev Conference 2014 at the Science and Hi-Tech park in Be'er Sheva on Tuesday, and praised efforts to boost infrastructure in the Negev.

Bennett toured the facility, accompanied by Deputy Minister of Education Avi Wortzman (Jewish Home); Be'er Sheva's Mayor, Rubik Danilovich; Amit Lang, director of the Economics Ministry; Nahum Itzkowitz, director of investments; the  President of the University Ben Gurion University, Professor Rivka Carmi; and other officials from the Economics Ministry and the municipality.