The Minister of Finance and the Bank of Israel Governor met today

Minister of Finance Yisrael Katz and Bank of Israel Governor Prof. Amir Yaron met today for their first working meeting in the Minister’s office in Jerusalem.  The two discussed the state of the Israeli economy, the various tools required to support the economy in dealing with the ramifications of the corona pandemic, and the measures necessary to return the economy to long-term growth.

 

Minister of Finance Yisrael Katz said, “I met today with Bank of Israel Governor Amir Yaron, and expressed my tremendous appreciation for his contribution to the Israeli economy, and particularly during the corona crisis.  At the meeting we discussed the state of the Israeli economy and the challenges facing us due to the ramifications of the corona crisis.  In addition, we talked about the various tools and measures required to return the economy to growth. Joint work between the Bank of Israel and the Ministry of Finance is very important.

 

“We will continue to work together and find the best solutions for the Israeli economy at this time, and work to bring the Israeli economy to growth.”

 

Bank of Israel Governor Prof. Amir Yaron said, “My meeting today with the minister is a direct continuation of the joint work between us thus far, which began even before the Minister took office.  I am near certain that the good relationship between the Bank of Israel and the Ministry of Finance at all levels will continue to contribute to the Israeli economy in its handling of the corona crisis and in contributing to the prosperity of the Israeli economy.  I would like to take this opportunity to again with Minister Katz success.  As the economic advisor to the government, both I and the entire Bank of Israel will provide him with all of the Bank’s knowledge and experience in order to support and assist the minister in the areas of economic policy with which he is entrusted.”


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