Finance C'tee approves NIS 260m defense budget increase

By REBECCA ANNA STOIL
April 10, 2011 16:36

 
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The Knesset Finance Committee on Sunday approved a NIS 260 million increase to the defense budget for home-front preparedness.

However, the committee refused to pass a second requested budget increase for NIS 124 million, stating that Finance Ministry representatives did not explain the reason for the additional funds.

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