Full Text Israel Political Brief March 6, 2014: PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s California Trip Promoting Tourism and Industry

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PM Netanyahu Held a Series of Meetings in Silicon Valley in Order to Promote Investments in the Israeli Technology Industry

Source: PMO, 3-6-14
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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, yesterday, held a series of meetings in Silicon Valley in order to promote investments in the Israeli technology industry.

Prime Minister Netanyahu met with Apple CEO Tim Cook and other corporate leaders, and was briefed on Apple’s activities in Israel, which have significantly expanded since their inception approximately two-and-a-half years ago. The Prime Minister invited Cook to visit Israel and proposed that Apple begin activity at the national cyber park in Be’er Sheva. – Click here to view the video

Prime Minister Netanyahu also met with the WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton and discussed cyber protection technologies that have been developed in Israel. – Click here to view the video

Prime Minister Netanyahu signed a strategic partnership agreement with California Governor Edmund G. (“Jerry”) Brown, Jr. to promote economic relations between Israel and California. for further details and the complete text of the agreement.) Flextronics CEO Mike McNamara and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki were among the corporate leaders attending the meeting. Prime Minister Netanyahu called on the corporate leaders to increase their investments in the Israeli economy. He also referred over-regulation in Israel and said that in intends to implement deregulation reforms. – Click to view the video

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Israel Brief December 24, 2012: 3.5 million people will have visited Israel in 2012

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3.5 million people will have visited Israel in 2012

Source: JTA, 12-24-12

Some 3.5 million people will have visited Israel during 2012 by year’s end….READ MORE

Israel Brief December 11, 2012: Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly visits Israel on agricultural tech mission

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Navajo president visiting Israel on agricultural tech mission

Source: JTA, 12-11-12

Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly and his wife, Martha, are in Israel to learn about issues ranging from agriculture to tourism. Read more »

Israel Political Brief July 23, 2012: In Bulgaria, Israel’s Tourism Minister Vows to Continue Tourism Ties

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In Bulgaria, Israel’s tourism minister vows to continue tourism ties

Source: JTA, 7-23-12

Israeli Minister of Tourism Stas Misezhnikov traveled to Bulgaria to shore up the relationship between the two countries in the wake of the deadly attack on a bus full of Israeli tourists….READ MORE

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