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Israel Government to Begin Negotiations with Chemical Company on Dead Sea Operations

Negotiations between the Israel Government and the Palestine Potash Company over the resumption of the company’s activities on the Dead Sea and extension of its concession will begin here within a few days, following the arrival of a group of the company’s directors.

The Israel Perliament recently approved a Cabinet decision to permit the company to resume activities if it meets a number of conditions, including the sale of sufficient shares to permit control of the corporation by Israclis. The directors who have arrived here include Lord Glenconner of London, Israel Brodie of New York and Moshe Novomiesky, manager of operations.