Israel’s agriculture, rural development Minister to Visit Ethiopia

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Addis Ababa, 17 February 2014 (WIC) - Israel’s Agriculture and Rural Development Minister, Yair Shamir, is scheduled to pay an official visit to Ethiopia, Ghana and Nigeria.

He will first go to Nigeria, and then to Ghana beginning March 2 to 4 after which he will finally proceed to Ethiopia.

The Public Diplomacy Coordinator, Embassy of Israel, Mina Okuru, in a statement copied to the GNA said Minister Shamir will be accompanied by a business delegation of Israel’s leading companies in agriculture, irrigation, poultry, fisheries, agro chemicals and large scale agriculture project integrators who are expected to feature in a business seminar and other meetings.

Minister Shamir, who is the son of former Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Shamir, is a former military pilot and a member of the Israeli Parliament. (