Israel hopes new Coca-Cola factory at the Karni industrial area, creating jobs for 3,000 Palestinians, will spur economic growth in Gaza & decrease terrorism.
By Yossi Yehoshua
The construction of a Coca Cola factory in the Gaza Strip, set to create jobs for thousands of Palestinians, will begin this week after it has been green-lighted by Israel’s defense establishment.
A Palestinian entrepreneur had to submit a request to build the factory to the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories. Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon then decided to accept COGAT head Maj.-Gen. Yoav Mordechai’s recommendation. Continue Reading »