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Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani with Israeli Ambassador Mr. Daniel Carmon at International Airport, New Delhi on Tuesday

Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani with Israeli Ambassador Mr. Daniel Carmon at International Airport, New Delhi on Tuesday
June 26, 2018
Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijay Rupani with Israeli Ambassador Mr. Daniel Carmon at International Airport, New Delhi on Tuesday

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New Delhi
Date: 26.6.2018

A delegation led by Gujarat CM Shri Vijaybhai Rupani leaves for Israel

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Israeli Ambassador calls on CM at Delhi Airport, discusses about adoption of Israeli technology and innovation for the benefit of the people of Gujarat

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Will explore opportunities for mutual cooperation in areas of agriculture, waste water treatment, desalination etc. : CM

New Delhi : A delegation led by Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Vijaybhai Rupani left for Israel. The delegation will remain in Israel from 26th June to 1st July 2018. He departed from Delhi Airport by Air India flight for Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

Israeli Ambassador Mr. Daniel Carmon called on Chief Minister at New Delhi International airport and briefed him in detail about Israeli proficiency in agriculture and other sectors. Israeli Ambassador said to the Chief Minister, “you have selected appropriate areas to study in agriculture and other sectors during your visit to Israel”. He further said that we are happy to continue our strong partnership with Gujarat. It is a proud moment for us to host the Chief Minister of Gujarat and his delegation. We look forward to working with the Indian Federal Government, the Government of Gujarat and other States to integrate Israeli technology and innovation in Indian agriculture innovation.

Gujarat CM Shri Rupani stated to the Ambassador that his government wants to adopt Israeli technology, innovation in water management and agriculture sectors for the benefit of people of Gujarat. The discussion was very fruitful with the Ambassador of Israel.

During the discussion with the Israeli Ambassador, Gujarat Chief Minister stated that we will set up a joint working group for follow up of the matter to be taken up for the development of the State of Gujarat and Israel and also explore investment opportunities in Gujarat in the sectors of Agro and food processing value addition.

The purpose of the visit of the delegation is to identify opportunities for collaboration in Agriculture sector, to understand technology transfer in waste water treatment & desalination for optimal use of water resources. The delegation will also study the best practices of start up and eco-system innovation during the visit.

Israel is a major exporter of fresh produce and a world-leader in agricultural technologies External website that opens in a new window despite the fact that the geography of Israel is not naturally conducive to agriculture. The state of Gujarat will get the benefit of new agricultural External website that opens in a new window technologies being used in Israel.

Shri Rupani accompanied by Shri Jaydrathsinhji Parmar, Minister of State for Agriculture and senior officers which include Shri Sanjay Prasad, ACS (Agri), Shri J.P. Gupta, PS (Water Supply), Shri Manoj Agarwal, PS (Home), Shri Ashwani Kumar, Secretary to CM, Shri Mohammad Shahid, MD, Gujarat Agro., and Smt. Arti Kanwar, Resident Commissioner.

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