Tamir requests NIS 500 million budget increase

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May 25, 2006 15:21

 
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Education Minister Yuli Tamir on Thursday requested that the Knesset Finance Committee authorize an addition of NIS 500m. shekels to her ministry's budget. Tamir said that the addition was a modest sum that would go to meet immediate needs, including a long school day - especially in kindergartens. The Education Ministry's budget has already been increased by NIS three billion in 2006, and totals more that NIS 27 billion, Army Radio reported.

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