Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
Israel's Barak proposes to issue permits for more Palestinian construction workers
+ -
09:07, April 11, 2008

 Related News
 Celebrities invited to Israel's 60th birthday
 FM: Israel not to let border raid veto peace talks
 Israeli officials hold Hamas responsible for border attack
 PFLP says Abbas-Olmert meeting extra gain for Israel
 Israel approves bill prohibiting economic ties with Iran
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak is raising a proposal to allow more Palestinians to work for construction projects in Israel, local daily The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday.

The proposal, which Barak is to introduce to the cabinet early next week, is part of the gesture package Barak presented to U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Palestinian Prime Minister Saalam Fayad during their meeting in Jerusalem about two weeks ago, according to the report.

The motion requests the authorities to issue permits for another 5,000 Palestinian residents in the West Bank to stay in Israel as construction workers, in light of the increasing need of manpower in the industry.

It also includes removing checkpoints, transferring 25 armored vehicles to Palestinian security forces, returning control of Jenin to the Palestinians and carrying out a series of economic projects for the benefit of the local population.

Some 20,000 Palestinians are currently holding work-permits in Israel, including 14,000 construction workers.

Source:Xinhua



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Dalai's brag about "peace", "non-violence" is nothing but lie
Netizens condemn sabotage attempts on Olympic torch relay
Chinese FM clarifies reports on Olympic torch relay in Paris
NATO seeks to bolster its stand in Afghanistan
Iran announces more nuclear achievements as U.S. threatens more sanctions

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90777/90854/6390712.pdf