During a ceremony held this afternoon (July 7, 2003), in the office of the Chief of Staff, Major General Yossef Mishlav assumed command of the position of Coordinator of Government Activity in the Territories.

The ceremony was attended by the Defense Minister, Mr. Shaul Mofaz, the Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General, Moshe Ya’alon, members of the General Staff, and additional guests.

Major General Yossef Mishlav served in his previous position as head of the Homefront Command, and was succeeded by Major General Yair Naveh. Major general Yossef Mishlav succeeded Major General Amos Gilad who is retiring from the IDF.