- Written by Batya badanowski
Onethousand speakers, participants and honorable guests from across the world attended the 10th Go4Europe conference at the Hilton Hotel in Tel Aviv last Wednesday evening. Go4Europe is one of Israel's premier and most prestigious conferences serving the needs of investors and companies seeking cross-border business cooperation with Europe.The conference was hosted by Cukierman & Company Investment House and Catalyst Investments, helping European and Israeli businesses promote their relationship by providing a full array of investment banking services.
In his welcome speech, Mr. Edouard Cukierman raised a few issues currently threatening the European economy, including the decrease of capital investments, heavy debts, slow growth and lack of competition. According to Cukierman, saving the Euro, maintaining European unity and creating inflation would save the European market.
Mr. Yair Shamir, managing partner of Catalyst Investments, felt that the solution to Europe's severe economic crisis is to invest in innovation. According to Shamir, this would be the most critical, secure and beneficial investment both in the short and long term.
Greetings by President Shimon Peres were broadcast on a huge screen. In his welcome speech, Peres expressed confidence that the conference will serve to cement and further deepen the ties between European countries and Israel.
- Written by Israel Foreign Minister’s Bureau
FM Liberman to inaugurate new embassy in Albania
FM Liberman will meet with senior Albanian officials and inaugurate the new Israeli embassy in Tirana.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Liberman will left on Wednesday 1 August 2012 on an official visit to Albania. In Tirana he will meet with President Bujar Nishani, Prime Minister Sali Berisha, Minister of Foreign Affairs Edmond Panariti, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy, Trade and Energy Edmond Haxhinasto and opposition leader Edi Rama. FM Liberman will also hold additional meetings.
- Written by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser
Matan Vilnai has served since January 2011 as Minister for Home Front Defense.Matan Vilnai has served since January 2011 as Minister for Home Front Defense.