Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation’s chief on India Visit

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 04 December 2017, 08:19 PM

Ambassador Gil Haskel, the Head of MASHAV – Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation – will hold an official visit to New Delhi, Bangalore, and Mumbai, December 4-7. His visit will be highlighted by the launch of the three-year action plan for the Indo-Israeli Agricultural Project (IIAP).

On the occasion of the visit, Ambassador of Israel in India, Daniel Carmon said, “The IIAP is MASHAV’s biggest project outside of Israel, and it holds a significant portion of our bilateral relations. The success story of our agricultural cooperation is second to none, and it is only the beginning. We hope to see the same achievements in the fields of water, innovation and academia.”

Ambassador Haskel will meet with MIDH and state government officials, the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare and MEA. He will also inaugurate a Center of Excellence for flowers in Thally, Tamil Nadu. Ambassador Haskel will award two $10,000 grants to MASHAV Alumni to continue their projects in women empowerment and farmer empowerment in India.

First Published: Monday, December 04, 2017 08:14 PM
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