CARACAS, Venezuela (Nov. 2)
Major General Yaacov Dori, first Chief of Staff of Israel’s defense forces, now president of Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, at Haifa, was the guest of honor of the Government and of this country’s most prominent engineers at the Venezuelan Congress of Engineering which closed here today after sessions lasting a week. Gen. Dori represented the Technion at the Congress, while Arie Aron, Israel’s Minister to Venezuela, who is himself an engineer, represented the Israel Engineers Association.
Because of his military rank, Gen. Dori was housed at the Venezuelan Officers Club and had been assigned an army captain as his personal adjutant while visiting here. Receptions were tendered to him by Venezuela’s Chiefs of Staffs of Army, Navy and Air. Force. He was given enthusiastic applause when he appeared before the Congress, accompanied by Mr. Cron.