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Message from Ambassador

    I am pleased to welcome you to the  website of the Embassy of Israel in Myanmar.  
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    Message from His Excellency, Mr. Daniel Zohar Zonshine, Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
    SHALOM and welcome to the official website of the Embassy of Israel in Myanmar. 
    With a deep sense of commitment, excitement and responsibility I commence my term as the 22nd Israeli ambassador to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. With a rich common history, accompanied with great hopes, and with many plans for the future, I wish to do my best, along with my staff, to further Israel and Myanmar's long lasting friendly relations. The challenges are vast and not at all simple, but I believe a good basis exists, and both nations are ready to bring the relationship to new heights.
    The fascinating era Myanmar is currently in, gives me the feeling I have arrived in the right place at the right time.
    It is our duty to prove ourselves, and I intend to work hard to fulfill it. We will be open to your thought and ideas in order to be effective and relevant in our efforts.
     Ambassador Zonshine’s Biography
    H.E.Daniel Zonshine has assumed his position as the 22nd ambassador of the State of  Israel to the Republic of the Union Myanmar since October 2014.
    Previous postings were as Consul General of Israel at Mumbai, India, DCM at the Israeli embassy to Brazil and secretary at the Israel embassy to Portugal.  He joined the ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1990, and among other positions, he was the head of Plastic Arts Unit at the Cultural Division, deputy director of the South America Department and also headed the Public Affairs and Branding Department (for the last five years). Before he joined the ministry of Foreign Affairs as a cadet, he served for 11 years in the Israeli Air Force.
    He has a degree from Bar Ilan University in the Studies of the Land of Israel and an MA degree from the National Defense College and Haifa University.
    Ambassador Daniel Zonshine is married to Liora and they have three children.