Menu
FM Ashkenazi meets with Cypriot FM Nikos Christodoulides

FM Ashkenazi meets with Cypriot FM …

FM Ashkenazi: Israel and ...

MFA hosts virtual conference on digital diplomacy during the corona crisis

MFA hosts virtual conference on dig…

Some 150 participants wil...

PM Netanyahu chairs Corona Cabinet meeting

PM Netanyahu chairs Corona Cabinet …

The goal of the policy is...

Israel marks Memorial Day for the fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism

Israel marks Memorial Day for the f…

Remembrance Day, Yom Hazi...

President Rivlin and FM Katz host reception for the diplomatic and consular corps in Israel

President Rivlin and FM Katz host r…

President Rivlin: Althoug...

Special Holy Fire ceremony held during the coronavirus outbreak

Special Holy Fire ceremony held dur…

The traditional Holy Fire...

PM Netanyahu addresses the ceremony marking Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day

PM Netanyahu addresses the ceremony…

Prime Minister Benjamin N...

Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Day 20-21 April 2020

Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Reme…

The official Opening Cere...

Briefing for foreign ambassadors on Coronavirus management and cooperation with the Palestinians

Briefing for foreign ambassadors on…

During the briefing, the ...

Yad L'Achim Opens Hotline for Assistance from Experienced Psychologists, Social Workers

Yad L'Achim Opens Hotline for Assis…

Confused? Under Pressure?...

Prev Next
A+ A A-
Booking.com

President Rivlin begins official visit to Australia Featured

At the beginning of the meeting with Premier Berejiklian, President Rivlin expressed his deep appreciation for the premier’s support in the fight against antisemitism and for Holocaust remembrance, and for her warm relations with the Jewish community.


President Reuven Rivlin began his official visit to Australia after concluding his visit to Fiji, during which he took part in a summit meeting with Pacific Island states.

In the communique at the end of the summit in Fiji, the leaders reiterated the bonds of friendship and solidarity between the State of Israel and the Pacific Island states and between the peoples of the countries that go back decades, based on their shared democratic values and connection to the Bible.

The leaders resolved to continue to strengthen the cooperation between Israel and the Pacific Islands in facing the challenges of sustainable development, based Israel’s capacity in innovation in the fields of public health, water management, food security and others.

The leaders agreed to strengthen efforts to allow greater involvement of the Israeli private sector in sustainable development projects in the Pacfic Islands, and discussed a number of them.

The president announced that 100 places would be available for agriculture students from the Pacific Islands as part of the year-long work/study program at the Arava International Center for Agriculture Training (AICAT), beginning in August 2020. In addition, the president suggested further strengthening the humanitarian assistance Israel offers to the Pacific Island states in emergency situations and natural disasters.

From the airport, the president went to a meeting with Premier of New South Wales Gladys Berejiklian. At the beginning of their meeting, the president expressed his deep appreciation for the premier’s support for the fight against antisemitism and for Holocaust remembrance, and for her warm relations with the Jewish community. The president added his support for the Australian people and the people of New South Wales who had had to deal with the brushfires in the last few months.

The Premier of New South Wales thanked the president, saying, “The Jewish community of New South Wales plays a very significant role for me and I am proud of this special relationship and of the central role of the Jewish community in our society.”
Last modified onWednesday, 25 March 2020 14:00

Leave a comment

Make sure you enter the (*) required information where indicated. HTML code is not allowed.

back to top

Sections

Jewish Traditions

About Us

Community

Cooperations

Follow Us