Sunday, May 13, 2007

Joint Exploitation on the Reservations

Israel and the PA work together to establish 5 industrial parks to generate Palestinian employment

"Bethlehem – Ma'an – According to Israeli media sources, Israel and the Palestinian Authority are working together on plans to establish five industrial parks close to the border. The parks are expected to provide hundreds of Palestinians with jobs, said Israeli deputy defence minister, Efraim Sneh.

Haaretz reported that Sneh said that work on an industrial area in Jenin and near Tulkarem, in the West Bank, has begun.

A similar park is intended to be established near Karni crossing in the Gaza Strip and there is a contract with Japanese investors for an industrial park in Jericho......"

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