Burmese Government Consults Bank of Israel Head on Development Plans

David Horowitz, governor of the Bank of Israel, and David Kochav, head of the bank’s research department, started a series of conferences here today with Thakin Tin, the Burmese Minister for Finance, and other Cabinet members about Burma’s four-year planning and development plan.

Mr. Horowitz came here as the guest of Prime Minister U Nu. He was preceded by Dr. Raanan Weitz, chairman of the Hebrew University’s Institute of Agricultural Studies and head of the Jewish Agency’s agricultural settlement department of Jerusalem.

The Israelis went immediately into conferences with highest Burmese financial and planning officials, and were joined by agricultural experts and by officials of the Union Bank of Burma. Mr. Horowitz is scheduled to confer later with Premier U Nu.

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