PM appoints team to handle recovery from Gaza operation

November 22, 2012 12:16

Following the cease-fire announced with Hamas, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday appointed a team to deal with damages caused by Operation Pillar of Defense, Channel 10 reported.

According to Channel 10, Netanyahu appointed Prime Minister's Office Director-General Harel Locker to head the team handling the recovery of cities and residents affected by the rockets fired from Gaza into southern Israel.

The prime minister called for a "quick and efficient" treatment of citizens.

"I am aware of the distress and the needs [of citizens]," Netanyahu said.

"I have instructed all government offices to eliminate bureaucracy and ensure quick physical, mental and financial recovery," he added.

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