How to revive Israel’s economy? The answer is in the South – The Jerusalem Post

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Policymakers are facing unmatched pressure to provide fast financial wins and short-term options. There is no better example of a long-lasting, high-impact financial investment than the establishment of a second international airport in Nevatim in the Negev. There is no doubt that the Nevatim Airport can end up being one of the crucial engines of financial recovery and development during this unmatched tough period. As someone who is deeply included in the Negevs local financial advancement, I call on decision-makers to make the most efficient and tactical decision, for the benefit of the locals of the Negev and the entire country, now, more than ever.The author is the executive director of the Merage Foundation.

Policymakers are facing unmatched pressure to deliver quick economic wins and short-term options. There is no doubt that the Nevatim Airport can end up being one of the essential engines of economic healing and growth during this extraordinary tough duration. As someone who is deeply involved in the Negevs regional economic development, I call on decision-makers to make the most reliable and tactical choice, for the advantage of the residents of the Negev and the whole country, now, more than ever.The author is the executive director of the Merage Foundation.
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