Finance Minister Ronnie Bar-On and Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Eli Yishai said Thursday they have established a joint staff that will focus on encouraging investment in Israeli companies, most notably those located in the country's periphery.
The staff will consist of current employees from both ministries and will be charged with developing the country's global image in order to attract foreign investment and also with formulating a detailed plan to strengthen periphery companies.
The staff will be headed by Budget Director Kobi Haber and Gabi Maimon, director-general of the Industry, Trade and Labor Ministry.
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