Hebrew daily Haaretz, on Thursday, unveiled a new Israeli plan to build a park on the Mount of Olives overlooking Old Jerusalem, which will link two settlement outposts to the Jewish side ofÂ Jerusalem.
PNN reports that the park will be located on the western slopes of the Mount of Olives, and will link the settlement neighborhoods of âBeit Orotâ and âBeit Hohchen.â
The report added that the establishment of this park requires taking private Palestinian land, where the municipality of the occupation in Jerusalem and the so-called âAuthority for the development of Jerusalem,â are working on a plan for its establishmentÂ in order to present the plan to the District Planning Committee.
In the same context, the committee approved another plan for the west Jerusalem Israeli municipality and the Authority for the development of Jerusalem, to establish a visitor center in the Jewish cemetery in the Mount of Olives.The planned centerÂ is located near the settlement of Maâale Zitim,
The newspaper pointed out that development work has started on a site which is proclaimed by âEladâ organization. On the other side of the old town, Jabal Mukaber, the Jerusalem Development Authority is planning a restaurant and is building a bridge.