The Ambassador

The Ambassador

  •   Welcome Message from Amb. Yahel Vilan
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    Dear Friends Shalom,
     
    It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the website of the Embassy of Israel in Kenya.
     
    This website is intended to serve as a useful and user-friendly platform to provide relevant and updated information on the relationship between Israel and Kenya, on issues regarding bilateral relations as well as the broader economic, cultural and political affairs. The website also provides an introduction to Israel; the economy, society, business, politics, tourism, history, technology, agriculture and more.
     
    We believe that this website is pivotal in building bridges between our peoples and providing information about the development of our ties. We also hope that you will appreciate the news items intended to keep you updated on important events relating to the broad cooperation and relations between Israel and Kenya.
     
    We hope that as you explore our website, your interest in Israel will increase. We welcome your valuable comments and suggestions and we will be pleased to respond.
     
    Looking forward to fostering good relations between our countries, God bless Kenya, God bless Israel !
     
    I remain,
     
    Yours faithfully,
     
    Yahel Vilan,
    Ambassador of Israel to Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi and Seychelles

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    Profile of Amb. Yahel Vilan

    Amb. Yahel Vilan was born in 1968 and is married with four children.

    He holds a BA in Political Science and a MA in Security Studies both from Tel Aviv University. He also pursued a Cadet Training Course by Ministry of Foreign Affairs
     
    Prior to his appointment as Ambassador of Israel to Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Seychelles and Malawi, he served as:
     
     - Minister & Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Israel, India (Aug 11 – May 15)
     - Deputy Director of Export Control Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem (Aug 10 – Aug 11)
     - Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Israel, Warsaw, Poland (2008 – 2010)
     - Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Israel, Budapest, Hungary (2005 – 2008)
     - Counselor, North-East Asia Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem (2004 – 2005)
     - First Secretary, Palestinian Affairs Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem (2003 – 2004)
     - Consul of Public Affairs, Consulate General of Israel in New York (2001 – 2003)  
     - First Secretary, Embassy of Israel, Hanoi, Vietnam (1999 – 2001)
     - Charge d’Affairs, Embassy of Israel, Hanoi, Vietnam (1998 – 1999)
     - Charge d’Affairs, Embassy of Israel, Kinshasa, RDC (1997 – 1998)
     - Second Secretary, North-East Asia Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jerusalem (1996 – 1997)
     
     
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