Monday, September 17, 2007

Musical Chairs at Israeli Cabinet

From the official communique:-

Pursuant to Articles 5(c) and 15 of Basic Law: The Government the Cabinet appointed MK Ami Ayalon as a Minister without Portfolio. The appointment will be duly submitted for Knesset approval.

Following the aforesaid approval: Minister Ayalon will replace Minister Yitzhak Herzog on the Ministerial Committee for National Security. Minister Herzog will be invited to attend Committee meetings on a permanent basis in place of Minister Shalom Simhon. In addition, Minister Ayalon will chair the Ministerial State Control Committee in place of Minister Simhon, who will serve as an ordinary Committee member.

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