March 17, 1969. First government meeting of the Fourteenth Government in the Knesset. From left to right: Government Secretary Michael Arnon, Golda Meir, Director General of the Prime Minister`s Office, Yaakov Herzog, Yigal Alon, Pinhas Sapir, Yaakov Shimshon Shapira.
The Prime Minister automatically assumes any ministerial position vacated until the
official appointment of another minister or acting minister.
The position of Deputy or Vice Prime Minister is not an official job, rather an honorary position.