Ambassador of Israel Dr. Ron Malka called on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees last afternoon and discussed the possibility of collaborating in a number of sectors including defence, education and healthcare.
The Prime Minister’s Media Division said the Premier and the Ambassador spoke extensively about the agricultural sector. Ambassador Malka said the scope of cooperation on enhancing bilateral relations is endless.
He also said Israel is willing to share technological expertise with Sri Lanka to help farmers adopt more effective methods. He cited several examples from other countries where digital technologies are being used to help farmers become more efficient.
Prime Minister Rajapaksa invited Israel to develop some model farms in Sri Lanka so that the farmers can see and experience the benefits.
The Israeli embassy in New Delhi is also accredited to Sri Lanka. A resident Sri Lankan mission in Tel Aviv was established in October 2000.
Prime Minister Rajapaksa invited Israel to develop some model farms in Sri Lanka so that the farmers can see and experience