Shalom Simhon to take over minorities portfolio

By JPOST.COM STAFF
January 19, 2011 14:12

The newly-formed Independence faction on Wednesday said that rather than give the Minority Affairs portfolio to Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilna’i, Agriculture Minister Shalom Simhon will take over the position, as well as the Industry, Trade and Labor portfolio.

The decision comes after sharp criticism that minorities did not want to be under Defense Ministry.


Related Content

Breaking news
June 20, 2018
British PM May says images of caged children in U.S. "deeply disturbing"

By REUTERS