Ministry for the Development of the Periphery, the Negev and the Galilee

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Ministry for the Development of the Periphery, the Negev and the Galilee
המשרד לפיתוח הפריפריה, הנגב והגליל
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Agency overview
Formed2005
JurisdictionGovernment of Israel
Minister responsible
Websitewww.vpmo.gov.il

The Ministry for the Development of the Periphery, the Negev and the Galilee (Hebrew: הַמִּשְׂרָד לְפִּיתּוּחַ הַפֶּרִיפֶרְיָה, הַנֶּגֶב וְהַגָּלִיל‬, HaMisrad LeFitu'ah HaPeriferya, HaNegev VeHaGalil) is a ministry in the Israeli government. Established in January 2005, the current minister is Aryeh Deri of Shas.

In the past, there was also a Development Minister. However, this post was succeeded in the 1970s by the Energy and Infrastructure Minister (today the National Infrastructure Minister).

Minister[edit]

# Minister Party Governments Term start Term end
1 Shimon Peres Kadima 31 10 January 2006 13 June 2007
2 Yaakov Edri Kadima 31 4 July 2007 31 March 2009
3 Silvan Shalom Likud 32, 33 31 March 2009 14 May 2015
4 Aryeh Deri Shas 34 14 May 2015

Deputy ministers[edit]

# Minister Party Governments Term start Term end
1 Ayoob Kara Likud 32 31 March 2009 18 March 2013

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