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Partner Communications announces a change in its Board of Directors

Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel, October 30th, 2003 - Partner Communications Company Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: PTNR, London: PCCD) announced the appointments of Mr. Dominic Lai Kai Ming and Mr. Moshe Vidman to its Board of Directors. Mr. Vidman will serve as an External Director.

Mr. Dominic Lai Kai Ming has been an Executive Director of Hutchison Whampoa Limited since 2000. He is also the Deputy Chairman of Hutchison Harbour Ring Limited and Vanda Systems & Communications Holdings Limited and a Director of Incorporated. He has over 20 years of management experience in different industries. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree and a Master's degree in Business Administration.

Mr. Vidman serves as a director of Israel Corporation Ltd., ICL - Israel Chemicals Ltd.; Dead Sea Works Ltd.; Jafora-Tabori Ltd.; Rosebud Medical Ltd. and Ex-Libris Ltd. Mr. Vidman also serves as a member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Executive Committee of the Jerusalem Foundation and of Beit Lessin (public theatre). He also serves as a member of the Board of Governors, Chairman of the Endowment Fund Committee and Chairman of the Assets Committee of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Previously he served as the Deputy Accountant General in the Ministry of Finance. He was also the CEO of Aryt Optronics Ltd. and the Managing Director of Revlon Israel. Mr. Vidman served as a director of Koor Industries, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Africa-Israel Hotels and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Africa-Israel Ltd.

Mr. Canning Fok, the Chairman of the Board of Partner, wished Mr. Lai and Mr. Vidman success in their new roles.

About Partner Communications

Partner Communications Company Ltd. is a leading Israeli mobile communications operator known for its GSM/GPRS based services and the development of wirefree applications under the preferred orange(tm) brand. The Company commenced full commercial operations in January 1999 and, through its network, provides quality of service and a range of features to over 2 million subscribers in Israel. Partner subscribers can use roaming services in 122 destinations using 271 GSM networks. The Company was awarded a 3G license in 2002. Partner's ADSs are quoted on NASDAQ under the symbol PTNR and on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the symbol PCCD. Its shares are quoted on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) under the symbol PTNR. For further information please visit:


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