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  6/5/2014, Sivan 7, 5774

Jerusalem Mayor: Building is Not a Punishment


Mayor Nir Barkat of Jerusalem welcomed, Thursday, the announcement of competitive building on hundreds of dwelling units in the city.

Calling construction in the capital essential for developing the city and enabling young couples to buy and apartment and build their future there. Responding to the tender in response to Palestinian Authority moves, the mayor stressed, "Construction in the capital of Israel is not punishment to anyone but a great privilege and must continue continuously with no freezes, during the whole year and for all sectors of society."