JERUSALEM, 30 JANUARY 1994

CABINET COMMUNIQUE

(COMMUNICATED BY THE CABINET SECRETARIAT)

AT THE WEEKLY CABINET MEETING TODAY (SUNDAY), 30.01.94:

1. WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY, THE CABINET WAS BRIEFED ON ON-GOING SECURITY MATTERS.

2. THE POLICE MINISTER AND ENERGY AND INFRASTRUCTURE MINISTER REPORTED ON HIS VISIT TO RUSSIA, UKRAINE, AND ROMANIA AND ON HIS MEETINGS WITH GOVERNMENT LEADERS IN THOSE COUNTRIES.

3. THE CABINET DECIDED TO STRENGTHEN COORDINATION AND COOPERATION BETWEEN GOVERNMENT MINISTRIES ON IMMIGRANT ABSORPTION MATTERS IN ORDER TO IMPROVE ABSORPTION CONDITIONS AND HASTEN THE IMMIGRANTS’ INTEGRATION INTO ISRAELI SOCIETY.

4. IT WAS DECIDED TO CHANGE THE NAME OF THE EDUCATION AND CULTURE MINISTRY TO ‘THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, CULTURE, AND SPORTS’.