Nir Barkat, Mayor of Jerusalem

Nir Barkat is an internet entrepreneur who became Mayor of Jerusalem a year ago and thinks he can bring his business skills to bear on the challenges facing the city.

He says he wants Jerusalem to reach its potential with more tourism and more facilities for its growing population.

But he also wants to make it the undivided capital of the Jewish people under Jewish sovereignty.

Owen Bennett Jones talks to him.

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Mon 29 Mar 2010 03:32 GMT

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project