Skip to comments.Israel allows 1,500 Jordanians to work in Eilat
Posted on 06/29/2014 11:03:38 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows
The Israeli government Sunday authorized 1,500 more Jordanians to come and work in its Red Sea resort of Eilat to combat a labor shortage, the tourism ministry said.
The Jordanians would enter Israel to work and go back across the border to Jordan at night once their shift was finished, the ministry said in a statement.
I am persuaded that this decision will reinforce peace between Israel and Jordan, and help reduce high unemployment in southern Jordan, it quoted Tourism Minister Uzi Landau as saying.
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