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PM Netanyahu Meets with Governor General of Canada David Johnston

02 November 2016

PM Netanyahu Meets with Governor General of Canada David Johnston

(Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser)

 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Wednesday, 2 November 2016), at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, met with the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston, and told him:

 

"Welcome. This is a pleasure not only to see you again, but to see you here and also to see you on the occasion of where we're signing agreements and moving towards innovation. This is where the future is. The future belongs to those countries, who innovate, and Canada and Israel are right there and we can innovate a lot more together."

 

At the meeting, Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis and MITACS CEO and Scientific Director Dr. Alejandro Adem signed a declaration of intent that constitutes a framework for negotiations on cooperation regarding scholarships and research.

 

Chief Scientist Avi Hasson and Dr. Adem signed a memorandum of understanding on industrial cooperation in the sciences.