Mayor Nir Barkat (left) and Interior Minister Arye Deri (right) pose with local children at a festive city council meeting that offered thanks to Deri for the special loan to build schools and classrooms for the city’s pupils. .
(photo credit: OREN BEN HAKON)
Everything was planned to the last and least detail.Last Thursday, the large hall at Safra Square played host to a special city council meeting, an evening of triumph for Mayor Nir Barkat. The festive event was to honor Interior Minister Arye Deri (Shas) as a gesture of thanksgiving for his approval of a special loan to build schools and classrooms.