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Weah starts ball rolling in Israel

Pres. Weah shakes hands with Israeli Communication Min. Kara

President’ George M. Weah arrived in Israel along with his delegation, and has started the ball rolling with high-level meetings held with both political and business leaders towards promoting the pro-poor agenda and extracting meaningful investment opportunities to Liberia.

According to a press release by the Executive Mansion dated 25 February, President Weah is expected to visit Green 2000 on Tuesday, 26 February where a presentation on agriculture will be made by the Israelis.

President Weah is accompanied by First Lady Clar M. Weah, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gbehzohngar Findley and Monrovia City Mayor, Jefferson Koijee.

The Executive Mansion says the Green 2000 Agricultural Equipment & Know-How Ltd has in recent years engaged in planning, set-up, consultation and sale to various projects in different spheres.

It says these projects include Greenhouses, Irrigation, Open-field crops, Processing crops, Cut flowers, Poultry and others in many parts of the world, and in Israel.

According to the Executive Mansion, the importance of the Green 2000 in Israel lies in the constant contact maintained with research institutes so as always to keep abreast of the best state-of-the-art, and gives the best foundation for the company activities worldwide.

The release says President Weah will tour organic farms including horticulture, aquaculture, dairy production, poultries and African demo plot.

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He and his delegation will also visit a MASHAV Agriculture Training Center where he will be briefed on MASHAV ongoing and prospective activities in Liberia.

At the same time president Weah will later travel to ZRIFIN for technological and innovation exhibition to include land forces solutions and capabilities, maritime solutions and capabilities, intelligence systems and solutions, UAVs and drones, armored vehicles, detections and targeting, radar, border protection, cyber solutions, and internal security solution.

He will be presented with Shimon Peres’ vision for peace and innovation, and then embark on a tour of the Peres Center for Innovation and Exhibition.

While President Weah tours the Peres’ Center, the Executive Mansion says key members of the delegation will hold a roundtable discussion with Israeli companies and organizations separately to present investment opportunities and plans.

It says Israelis companies and organizations are also expected to present their profiles and to possibly express interests for investment in Liberia.

President Weah will hold bilateral talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, February 28, 2019 in Jerusalem. He will then hold discussions with the President of the State of Israel, Mr. Reuben Rivlin.

Members of The Liberian delegation includes Ministers Gbehzohngar Findley (Foreign Affairs), Daniel Ziankahn (Defense), Samuel Tweah (Finance and Development Planning), Lenn Eugene Nagbe (Information, Culture and Tourism) MoganaFlomo (Agriculture), Gesler Murray (Mines and Energy), Wilhelmina Jallah (Health), and National Investment Commission Chairman Molewuleh Gray as well as Monrovia City Mayor, Jefferson Koijee.–Press release

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