The Israeli defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman ordered employ the enterprises of the defense industry, dozens of engineers and production workers who are laid off due to the closure of factories «VISONIC» and «Sagat» in Kiryat gat. The corresponding agreement was reached with the leadership of the military concern «TAAS of Maarahot», the press service of the Yisrael Beiteinu.
The Ministry of defence should ensure the security of the state not only in the military sphere but also in social. said Lieberman.
Earlier, during a visit to a military enterprise «Ashot Ashkelon», Avigdor Lieberman stressed that he as the defense Minister believes that supporting the periphery of a priority. So, at his direction, to the North was transferred to the repair and maintenance center of the IDF (MASHA 7000), a few months ago with the support of the Ministry of defence was opened the plant «a’s» in Arad, a contract was signed for the sum of 250 million shekels with KAZAA («Pipeline Eilat-Ashkelon») for the development of infrastructure. In addition, we discuss the possibility to accelerate the translation «TAAS» from Ramat Ha-Sharon to the South, in Ramat Beka. Defense companies in the areas adjacent to the Gaza strip and in the North of the country received over the past year, orders from the Ministry of defence in the amount of 4.5 billion shekels, and the new bases in the South («Kiryat Modiin and Kiryat Tikshoov») should provide about 800 local jobs for residents.