Jerusalem, 21 August 1994

CABINET COMMUNIQUE

(Communicated by the Cabinet Secretariat)

At the weekly Cabinet meeting today (Sunday), 21.08.94:

1. Within the framework of the Ministerial Committee on National Security, the Cabinet was briefed on on-going matters.

The Cabinet was also briefed on the Foreign Minister’s visit to Gaza.

2. The Finance Minister reported on the economic measures taken at the end of last week, including the taxation of real profits from negotiable stocks and the liberalization of foreign currency controls.

The Cabinet held a discussion and unanimously accepted the Finance Minister’s announcements regarding the taxation of real profits on stocks, the optional channel for reducing losses, and the issue of the continuing liberalization of foreign currency controls.