CM to visit Israel in May to attend agri- summit

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar will visit Israel to attend agri-summit from May 8 to 10, an official statement said.

It was informed in the third meeting of Israel-Haryana Working Group held under the chairmanship of Haryana Chief Secretary D S Dhesi and co-chairmanship of Israel’s Ambassador to India Daniel Cameron.

Notably, Agritech Israel 2018, the 20th International Agricultural Technology Exhibition, is one of the world’s most important exhibitions in the field of agricultural technologies. The exhibition will be held from May 8 10 at the Israel Trade Fairs and Convention Center in Tel Aviv.

In today’s meeting in the national capital, discussions were held regarding implementation of bilateral programmes and scheme between Haryana and Israel, an official release said here.

The state chief secretary later said that programmes of new techniques in different fields were being promoted between Israel and Haryana.

He said the bilateral assistance would be taken further in various fields.

In the meeting, various issues were discussed such as assistance in setting up of Centres of Excellence for animal husbandry and dairy farm, assistance in setting up of Centres of Excellence for agriculture and horticulture, micro irrigation, assistance in development of smart cities, education and training, start-up ecosystem, assistance in incubation centre and start-up warehouse, security and cyber security.