As PM warns of economic gloom, country’s leaders to get pay raises

24.11.2011                      27.Cheschwan. 5772                      Jom Kippur Katan

Wirtschaft:

As PM warns of economic gloom, country's leaders to get pay raises

'We are going to experience a very difficult period. We are not a separate continent and not an invulnerable island', said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel is facing a difficult economic time, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned in a speech to the Knesset plenum on Wednesday evening. But that hasn't stopped the government from giving itself a raise: Salaries of senior officials are set to increase 2.5% to 4% in January.
"We are going to experience a very difficult period. We are not a separate continent and not an invulnerable island. The global economic shock will certainly affect us", said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a Knesset debate….