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News Brief

  8/31/2014, Elul 5, 5774

Cabinet Approves Funding for Gaza Belt


The Cabinet, at its weekly meeting Sunday in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council area, approved a 1.3 billion shekel five-year plan for the economic, social and communal development of Sderot and the communities in the area adjacent to the Gaza Strip.

The plan was submitted by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon and Finance Minister Yair Lapid. The Cabinet also approved a NIS 200 million plan for security infrastructure and protective components.