Prime Minister Ehud Olmert today, informed the Government that Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mark Regev has been appointed as the Prime Minister’s Foreign Press and Public Affairs Adviser in place of Miri Eisin, effective today.

Mark Regev has previously served as the spokesman at the Israeli embassies in Washington and Beijing.  Prime Minister Olmert expressed his appreciation for Ms. Eisin’s work with the foreign media, and wished both her and Mr. Regev well in their new endeavors.