Sderot compensation requests granted

The country's central investment has approved 14 requests for financial aid from companies in the Sderot region that have been affected by the recent increase in Kassam rocket attacks, the Industry, Trade and Labor Ministry said Monday.

The country's central investment has approved 14 requests for financial aid from companies in the Sderot region that have been affected by the recent increase in Kassam rocket attacks, the Industry, Trade and Labor Ministry said Monday. The total value of the aid package is worth more than NIS 155m. and includes companies in Sderot, southern Ashkelon and the northern Negev. Hezi Zaieg, the director of the investment office said the aid allocated to the companies will help them overcome the extensive losses they have suffered as a result of the attacks.