1,045 settlement units under construction in Al-Quds


AL-QUDS, PALESTINOW.COM — Hebrew sources on Monday revealed that 1045 settlement units are being built in several Israeli settlements in Jerusalem.

Kol Ha’ir newspaper said that the Israeli construction company Sarfati Shimon began last week the execution of a new project in Pisgat Ze’ev settlement consisting of 92 housing units in four buildings.

The company’s deputy general manager, during the ceremony of laying the foundation stone for the project, said that this is only the first stage of the project which is intended to include 300 housing units built near the northern exit of the settlement close to the light rail.

Another project involving the construction of 221 housing units is being implemented by Azorim company in Moshe Illit settlement. The project will cover an area of 55 dunums including a 16-dunum park and it is expected to cost 7 million shekels.

Meanwhile, Dona engineering and construction company announced that it managed to sell 64% of the 113 housing units which are under construction in Gilo settlement, while Jerusalem’s Planning and Building Committee said that it had approved the construction of 3,000 new settlement units in Gilo settlement alone.

For its part, Euro-Israel company has launched four settlement projects in Jerusalem: the first and the second are in Pisgat Ze’ev settlement and involve the construction of 24 and 122 housing units, the third is in Har Homa and includes 122 units, and the fourth is in Neve Yaakov settlement with a plan to build 78 new housing units. (PIC)

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