Olmert allocates NIS 150 million to rebuild North

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced on Tuesday that an additional 150 million shekels would be allotted to the Vice Premier's Office budget for the rehabilitation of the Galilee and communities in the North. Army Radio reported that the prime minister decided to allocate these extra funds in order that the rebuilding of these communities would not be neglected in favor of the development of the Negev.