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  5/14/2014, Iyar 14, 5774

New Haifa Complex to be Named After Peres

The Haifa city council on Tuesday approved a recommendation that a new complex currently under construction will be named “Neot Peres” after Israel’s president Shimon Peres.

The complex will include the new Haifa soccer stadium, a life sciences park, a large residential neighborhood and a commercial area. Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav said he would invite President Peres to lay the cornerstone for the new complex.