Finance Ministry suggests postponing new PM residence, cutting costs on new plane
The new residence is expected to cost about NIS 650 million, with the plan costing about NIS 400 million. The PMO opposes the Finance Ministry on the issue of the residence, and has thus declared the issue classified, meaning the discussions about it will be conducted in the Security Cabinet.
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