(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Silvan Shalom will depart on 17 May for the annual meeting of the Davos-based World Economic Forum convening in Jordan.
 
During the conference, Mr. Shalom will meet with Jordanian King Abdullah and with Jordanian Foreign Minister Marwan Muashar.

The Israeli foreign minister will also participate in a panel discussion on the Middle East together with Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Nabil Shaath, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Amre Moussa of Egypt, Marwan Muashar, and Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Alexander Saltanov.