24.12.2010 17.Tevet, 5771
Firefighters to get NIS 300m more – but only with reforms
Interior Minister Eli Yishai says the amount of funding is not final and another significant sum will be needed for the aerial firefighting force.
Israel's fire services will receive an additional NIS 300 million budget for buying equipment and expanding the force next year. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz agreed on the move yesterday – but with conditions. The two also agreed on another NIS 50 million to lease firefighting aircraft quickly….