Ra'am, Yisrael Beitenu sign coalition deal with Yesh Atid

Moran Azulay |
Published: 06.11.21 , 09:26
Yesh Atid, led by Yair Lapid, announced it had signed coalition agreements with the Ra'am and Yisrael Beitenu parties overnight Friday.
The coalition agreements that have been published indicate that the Islamist party led by Mansour Abbas will receive a deputy minister portfolio in the Prime Minister's Office, as well as the position of deputy Knesset speaker.
In addition, Ra'am will chair the Internal Affairs and Environment Committee and a committee for Arab society that will be established.
Moreover, the agreement stated that "the parties agree to approve a five-year plan to reduce gaps in Arab, Druze, Circassian and Bedouin society through a NIS 30 billion investment by the end of 2026, without prejudice to previous government decisions."