Foreign Ministry to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
19 November 1998

Foreign Minister Ariel Sharon will open the Foreign Ministry’s 50th anniversary celebrations that will take place 29-30 November, 1998 at Givat Ram Campus of Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Foreign Minister Sharon will give a speech which will be followed by a moment’s silence honoring foreign service personnel who have fallen in the line of duty. Foreign affairs experts from the ministry and academe will hold a number of seminars on Israel’s foreign relations. Foreign Ministry Director-General Eytan Bentsur will give a lecture on the role of the Foreign Ministry towards the year 2000, which will close the event.