He will be joined by representatives of major Japanese companies who will arrive in order to evaluate economic opportunities in Israel, including technological developments designed for use in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

 Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to visit Israel

 

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(Communicated by the Prime Minister’s Media Adviser)
 
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will arrive in Israel on Sunday, 18 January 2015, with a delegation of over 100 government officials and heads of leading Japanese global companies. He is due to be joined by representatives of major Japanese companies who will arrive in order to evaluate economic opportunities in Israel. The two prime ministers will discuss advancing efforts to expand bilateral cooperation.
 
Israeli companies will exhibit technological developments some of which are designed for use in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Other issues due to be discussed include encouraging the establishment of R&D centers in Israel and the exchange of industrialists’ delegations.
 
In the framework of the visit, the Japan External Trade Organization will hold a business conference, to be opened by the two prime ministers, with the participation of approximately 500 Japanese and Israeli businesspeople. At the conference, the Economy Ministry will hold an exhibit on Israeli innovation.