Ze'ev Elkin to be Higher Education, Water Resources Minister

Likud MK to take on several roles in new government, to become Transportation Minister in second half of the term.

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Prime Minister Netanyahu decided to appoint Minister Ze'ev Elkin (Likud) as Minister of Higher and Secondary Education and Minister of Water Resources. In the second part of the term, Elkin will serve as Minister of Transportation.

In addition, Minister Elkin will be a member of the Security Political Cabinet.

Elkin will continue to chair the joint committees with the governments of Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan. Minister Elkin will also coordinate the handling of the ICC in The Hague.

Prime Minister Netanyahu said, "I am pleased to announce that I have decided to appoint Minister Ze'ev Elkin as Minister of Higher and Supplementary Education and Minister of Water Resources. In the second part of his term, he will serve as Minister of Transportation. Minister Elkin led a revolution in environmental protection and reducing air pollution from transportation. Minister Elkin will continue to be a key figure in the Cabinet and accompanied and facilitating relations with Russia."

Minister Ze'ev Elkin thanked Netanyahu, "I thank the prime minister for his trust and will continue to serve the public faithfully in various positions in the new government in higher education and in the field of water resources in the first half of term and in the second half in transportation. I will continue to contribute in the Political Security Cabinet to relations with Russia, Ukraine, and other members of the family of nations."




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