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Israel Minister of Social Welfare Visits Peru; Leaves for Bolivia

Israel’s Minister of Social Welfare, Dr. Yosef Burg, arrived here for a brief stopover enroute to Bolivia from Bogota where he represented Israel at the inauguration of Colombian President Carlos Lleras Restrepo.

Although Dr. Burg’s visit here is not official, he was cordially received by Dr. Daniel Becerra de la Flor, Peru’s Minister of Health and he was guest of honor at a reception given by the Zionist Organization of Peru and the Association of Jewish communities here. Dr. Burg will leave here today for Bolivia where he was officially invited by President Rene Barrientos for an exchange of ideas aimed at strengthening Israel-Bclivian relations.