Israel Minister Attends Inauguration of New President of Colombia

Dr. Yosef Burg, Israel’s Minister of Social Welfare, attended the inauguration here of Colombia’s new president, Dr. Carlos Lleras Restrepo. Dr. Burg led a special Israeli delegation participating in the inauguration ceremonies. Earlier Dr. Burg had a special audience with the new President, attended a luncheon at the Israel Embassy given by Ambassador Avigdor Shoham in honor of Colombia’s foreign minister Dr. German Zea Hernandez, and participated in services at a synagogue here.

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