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  • Israeli Women Leave for Burma to Head Nurses School for Army

    Two Israeli nurses left for Burma today to head the nurses school of the Burmese Army. Dinah Kaplanovitch and Hedva Rami, the nurses, were guests at a farewell reception given by the Foreign Relations department of the Histadrut. Reuven Barkatt, head of the department, said the mission of the nurses would help to strengthen relations… More ▸

  • Israel’s Trade Minister to Tour Japan, Burma, Thailand, Ceylon

    Trade Minister Pinchas Saphir will leave for a six-week tour of Japan, Burma, Thailand, Ceylon and possibly other Far Eastern countries early next month, it was announced here today. He will be accompanied by several aides. Mr. Saphir hopes to negotiate either a trade pact or a payments agreement with Japan as a means of… More ▸

  • Gen Dayan Israel Army Chief of Staff, to Leave Monday for Burma

    Israel Army Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Moshe Moshe Dayan and Defense Ministry director general Shimom Peres left here Monday for Burma where they will be official guests of the Burmese Government Announcement of the departure was delayed until today for security reasons. More ▸

  • Gen. Dayan Reports on Israel’s Security; Leaves for Burma

    Israel’s Chief of Staff of the Army, Gen. Moshe Dayan, made a report on the country’s security at a meeting of the Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs. Gen. Dayan’s report was in the nature of a farewell to the committee on the eve of his departure abroad. Shimon Peres, director general of the Israel Defense… More ▸

  • Israel’s Chief of Staff to Go to Burma; Will Also Visit Europe

    Israel Army Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Moshe Dayan will visit Burma shortly, it was announced here today. The invitation was extended several months ago. Gen. Dayan will travel via Europe and will be joined in Rangoon by Shimor Peress director general of the Israel Defense Ministry. More ▸

  • Israel Receives First Order from Burma for Irrigation Equipment

    Israel industries received today their first order from Burma for irrigation equipment. The order, amounting to $150, 000 was mainly for light alloy pipes and fittings. The order was placed after the Burmese authorities accepted irrigation plans prepared by an Israel expert in preference to proposals by German and Austrian irrigation engineers. The plan accepted… More ▸

  • Israel Experts Leave for Burma to Advise on Agricultural Experiments

    Four Israel agricultural experts left for Burma today to advise on test sowings of experimental tracts within a 1,000,000 acre area of Central Burma being developed jointly by Israel and Burma. Several months ago Israel soil conservation experts conducted the primary survey of the region. More ▸

  • Israel and Burma to Start Joint Industrial and Agricultural Projects

    A number of Israeli experts will leave shortly for Rangoon to carry out on-the-spot surveys for joint Israeli-Burmese industrial and agricultural projects. The joint ventures were agreed upon by the two governments earlier. Official announcement of the experts’ departure was made are following the completion of a five-day visit to Israel by Tun Thang, permanent… More ▸

  • Burma to Plant 1,000,000 Acres of Wheat for Sale to Israel

    The Burmese Government is planning, in conjunction with Israeli experts, to plant 1,000,000 acres of wheat for sale to Israel, the New York Times reported today from Rangoon. Reviewing the relations between, Israel and Burma, the Times noted that they were better than between Israel and any other Asian country. Israel was helping to develop… More ▸