The World Economic Forum about Latin America
The World Economic Forum about Latin America took place in Lima in April, in recognition of the economic policies applied by the Peruvian Government and the results achieved, according the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean. This forum had three focal points: the economic growth, the innovations in the social policies and the green agenda.
President of Peru Ollanta Humala during his speech at the WEF
The Second Professional Seminar: “Implementation of Israeli technological solutions as an impulse for agricultural development” took place as part of the International Exhibition AGRITECH - Peru, in May and had the participation of: the Ambassador Jonathan Peled, Director of the Economic department of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Eng. Evelyn Rosenthal, from MASHAV - CINADCO, the Eng. Yuval Dotan, Consultant from MASHAV - Tahal Group and representatives of the Israeli Companies: BERMAD, Mottech Water Management, Danziger, Uriel & Sons, Netafim Peru, Talgil, Ginegar, Haifa Chemicals, Galcon Peru.
Opening Ceremony at AGRITECH 2013
Official visit of Minister of Agriculture- Yair Shamir
The Minister of Agriculture, Yair Shamir was quoted saying, during his visit: "The Peruvian government sees in Israel a strategic partner in the financial development of Peru, on account of Israel's abilities in agricultural, industrial and security technologies," at the end of a round of talks with senior governmental officials in Peru, including the President of the Republic, Ollanta Humala, the Prime Minister Juan Federico Jiménez, and the Peruvian Minister of Agriculture, Milton Martín von Hesse.
Minister of Agriculture of Israel Itzhak Shamir with Ambassador Modi Ephraim
and Minister of Agriculture of Peru Milton Von Hesse
IV International Defense Technology Exhibition & Prevention (SITDEF)
The IV International Defense Technology Exhibition & Prevention – SITDEF took place in May in Lima and had an important representation of Israeli companies as: Elbit, Raphael, IAI, IMI, ISDS, Meprolight and others. A reception organized by the Embassy allowed buyers and sellers to mix and mingle with the presence of the Ambassador and Minister Shamir.