On the morning of Thursday, 11 January, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at the conference economic publication Globes.
«Today the government will approve the project budget for 2019 and the draft law on economic regulation, and in two months we will hold them in the Knesset,» — said the head of government. He added that productively working together with the Minister of Finance Moshe Kachanom.
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Yesterday at the same conference, a similar statement was made head of the Finance Department. «I’m not going to ruin the coalition. Netanyahu once again we successfully cooperate», — he said.
January 11 will convene a special meeting of the government, who will vote for the draft budget. It is expected that the discussion will last all day, and the vote is expected only late at night.
The Minister of social security Haim Katz threatened not to vote for the draft budget unless approved a bill to raise benefits for the disabled.
On the morning of 11 January it was reported that Katz agreed to meet with the Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlana, and they are expected to come to an agreement on this issue.
Against various paragraphs of the draft budget by the Minister of culture Miri Regev and Minister of science Ofir Akunis.