Israel Canada in Agriculture Pact

The Agriculture Ministers of Israel and Canada today signed an agricultural cooperation pact here. The signing climaxed a week-long visit here by Canada’s. Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan as guest of Israel’s Agriculture Minister Ariel Sharon during which they toured rural areas and inspected Israel’s latest agricultural techniques.

The memorandum of the standing signed today provides for exchanges of scientists and specialists, including visits to agricultural research institutes and ### ratories organization of bilateral symposia on topics of ### interest, exchanges of scientific and technical information and development of joint research projects.

The two ministers also agreed to set up a joint agricultural committee comprising senior officials of their two departments to meet alternatively in Israel and Canada: The memorandum also provides that delegations and individuals visiting either country under the terms of the memorandum “will pay their own expenses, including travel….”.

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