The government of Israel and municipality of Ofakim has signed a framework agreement on large-scale housing construction in the city.
According to the newspaper «Globes», in accordance with the document, in Ofakim will be built four new areas which in total will 14.436 housing units.
The implementation of the agreement will increase the city’s population, today component of about 27 thousand people, more than doubled.
The agreement also provides for the construction of public buildings, investment in infrastructure and the development of the industrial zone of the city with the aim of creating new jobs.
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