Visit of FM Peres to India: Cooperation in space

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson)
January 9, 2002

Foreign Minister Shimon Peres, who is visiting in India, yesterday addressed the annual convention of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Bangalore. Peres said he would act to adance the signing of an agreement on cooperation between Israel and India’s civil space agency.

FM Peres was today the guest of the Indian civil space agency – the Indian Space Research Organisation. He said that cooperation between Israel and India will contribute greatly to advancing research in the areas of weather forecasting, communications, and agricultural crop planning.