Wednesday, 7 June, former Minister of agriculture Yair Shamir announced that it was withdrawing from competition on a post of the head of the Board of Directors of concern «TAAS Avira».
As reported by the press service of the Ministry of defense, this decision is connected with the requirement of the Commission on appointment in a public company, the completion Yair Shamir on the post of co-chair of the private investment Fund Catalist, one of the founders of which he was.
Commenting on the decision of the Shamir, defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said: «I’m sorry about this step, Yair Shamir, who was unquestionably the best candidate for the post of head of the concern «TAAS Avira». Consider the requirement of the Commission’s illogical and inappropriate.»
March 6, Avigdor Lieberman gave the order to freeze the privatization of «Military industry». According to Lieberman, there will be no privatization until the post of Director of state-owned companies is a URI Yogev, «in which he cannot be sure of the purity of the process of privatization.» Lieberman is Jogeva in conflict because of the refusal of the latter to approve the appointment of Yair Shamir for the post of General Director of «Aviation industry».