On the evening of 12 December it became known that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed the head of the National Council for Economics Professor AVI Simchon, an economist from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
AVI simhon will replace on this post of Professor Eugene Candela.
Professor simhon was the Advisor to the Minister of Finance, when this position was held by Yuval Steinitz.
It should be noted that in August 2015, when the Prime Minister started looking for a successor to Kandel, it was reported that the candidacy of Simona not suitable because of his negative statements about ultra-Orthodox sector.
Simhon thanked Netanyahu for their confidence in him.
Must approve the appointment of a special Commission, as well as the government.