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  • Israel Seeks Partnership with Burma in Developing Growth of Timber

    Israeli experts are leaving for Burma next month, to investigate the possibility of an Israeli-Burmese partnership in the development of growth of timber that would be used by Israel for expansion of its plywood industry, according to an announcement here today. The Israeli plywood industry experts said, could double its exports if assured of sufficient… More ▸

  • Burma to Buy Uniforms from Israel; Private Firm Gets Order

    A private firm in Israel has received an order from the Government of Burma for uniforms, belts and other clothing for the Burmese army, it was learned today. No information on the cost of the transaction was available. A group of eight Burmese technicians and engineers arrived today in Israel for a tour of several… More ▸

  • Prime Minister of Burma Arrives in Israel; Met by Ben Gurion

    Bo Ne Win, Prime Minister of Burma, arrived in Israel tonight for an official state visit — the second head of the Burmese Government to visit this country. In 1955, the present Premier’s predecessor, U Nu, was a guest here. Prime Minister David Ben Gurion met Mr. Ne Win at Lydda Airport, where the Burmese… More ▸

  • 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 ▸