Ministry for the Development of the Negev and Galilee

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Ministry for the Development of the Negev and Galilee
המשרד לפיתוח הנגב והגליל
Agency overview
Formed 2005
Jurisdiction Government of Israel
Minister responsible
Website www.vpmo.gov.il

The Ministry for the Development of the Negev and Galilee (Hebrew: הַמִּשְׂרָד לְפִּיתּוּחַ הַנֶּגֶב וְהַגָּלִיל, HaMisrad LeFitu'ah 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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