Negev bonanza

ByPATRICIA GOLAN
July 8, 2014 14:10

The biggest project the state has ever known gets underway with the planned transfer of IDF bases and personnel to the south.




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The biggest project the state has ever known gets underway with the planned transfer of IDF bases and personnel to the south. (photo credit:HADAS PARUSH/FLASH 90)

The massive relocation of the Israel Defense Forces facilities to the south, long planned and promised, has now reached an impressive momentum.

At the same time, multinational companies are moving into the brand new Hi-Tech Park in Beersheba, promising to transform the former backwater capital of the Negev into a global cyber capital. Concurrently, the Trans-Israel Highway (Road 6) and rail networks are being extended at an unprecedented pace.

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