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Israel to bring uniformity in names on maps

Jerusalem, Israel: The Cabinet of Israel appointed a ministerial committee to approve a uniform formula for spelling the names of communities, interchanges, junctions and historic sites around the country. The government aims to bring uniformity in names on maps.
According to a press statement by the government, uniformity will make maps and sings easier to read. The new spelling rules will apply to transliterating from Hebrew to Latin letters, from Hebrew to Arabic and from Arabic to Latin letters.
Once the standardised spelling is approved by the ministerial committee, all bodies and authorities in the county will be required to adopt them. The committee will be headed by Minister-without-Portfolio Bennie Begin.
Source: The Jerusalem Post