JERUSALEM (May. 16)
Foreign Minister Shimon Peres left Sunday morning for India and China to solidify business ties with those two countries.
He is accompanied on his weeklong trip by a group of top Israeli businessmen.
In India, Peres is expected to sign agreements in areas of technology, culture, aviation and tourism.
In China, Peres will open a faculty in international relations, dedicated to David Ben-Gurion, at Beijing University and will be awarded an honorary doctorate.