New Delhi: Ambassador Eynat Shlein, Head of MASHAV- Israel’s Company for Worldwide Growth Cooperation, Ministry of Overseas Affairs of the State of Israel, concluded her official go to to India from June 10-16. In line with stories, the target of this go to was to spice up Israel-India strategic partnership and growth cooperation within the fields of agriculture and water.
Ambassador Eynat Shlein stated, “India is a powerful, strategic associate of Israel. The 2 most vital pillars of our rising relations are cooperation in agriculture and water, which was the main target throughout my go to to India. These two fields are so necessary that out of the six resident specialists that Mashav posted world wide, two are based mostly in India.”
Throughout her go to, Ambassador Eynat Shlein went to Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan the place she met senior authorities officers, native farmers and in addition visited Indo-Israeli Facilities of Excellence which have been established below the framework of Indo-Israel Agricultural Undertaking (IIAP).
Ambassador Shlein held a bilateral assembly with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the place they talked about enhancing the present cooperation and future joint tasks in water administration and agriculture.
She stated, “We’re eager to proceed and develop our cooperation with all our companions in India as we proceed enhancing the strategic partnership between our two nations. At present we have now 29 fully-active Indo-Israeli Facilities of Excellence in numerous components of India, that are benefiting hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers each day.”
“13 extra such facilities are within the pipeline. Steadily these facilities will likely be expanded into Villages of Excellence in partnership with native state governments, which can additional show helpful for bigger populations,” she added.
One of many fundamental highlights of her go to was the signing of a joint declaration between the State of Israel and the Irrigation and Water Sources Division, Authorities of Haryana, India within the discipline of built-in water assets administration and capability constructing.
As a part of this settlement, MASHAV will share data, capability constructing and Israeli applied sciences for the event of water administration sector in Haryana.
Ambassador Shlein additionally met senior leaders from the Division of Agriculture & Horticulture, Authorities of Rajasthan.
In Delhi, she held discussions with Financial Relations officers on the Ministry of Exterior Affairs about persevering with dialogues between each nations on growth cooperation.
She additionally visited the workplace of Nationwide Mission for Clear Ganga, Ministry of Jal Shakti and mentioned varied areas of cooperation within the water sector.
A ‘Shalom Membership Meet’ was organised the place Ambassador Shlein shared her imaginative and prescient with MASHAV alumni from India, the place they exchanged concepts and shared their experiences in Israel.
Notably, these alumni have acquired coaching in Israel in varied programs similar to water, agriculture, well being, girls empowerment amongst others.