Olmert seeks more tourism in periphery

Dir-Gen. Shaul Tzemach spoke at a Cabinet meeting dedicated to the tourism industry, whose main focus was a push to bring 5 million tourists to Israel by 2012.

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called upon the director-general of the Ministry of Tourism to invest more in tourism infrastructure in the country's periphery and in Jerusalem. On Sunday, Dir-Gen. Shaul Tzemach spoke at a Cabinet meeting dedicated to the tourism industry, whose main focus was a push to bring 5 million tourists to Israel by 2012.