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Commemorating 30 years of close ties between Israel and the Euro-Asian countries

HIT - Holon Institute of Technology hosted a major event to mark 30 years of their independence and the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan.

Euro-Asian countries partners visiting HIT in a major event marking the establishment of their diplomatic relations

HIT's senior management led by the President, Prof. Eduard Yakubov, welcomed a delegation of diplomats, students and academic staff members including SATYBALDY BURSHAKOV, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Israel and SHUKUR RAUPOV, Consul of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Israel.

"The establishment of Israel's relations with the Euro-Asian countries is significant, not only diplomatically, but even more so, for fields such as science, academia and industry," said Prof. Eduard Yakubov. He congratulated the guests from Kazakhstan on the recent presidential elections and wished the elected head of state Kasim-Jomart Tokayev success in implementing his policies for the growth and prosperity of the country.

"The cooperation between Israel and Kazakhstan is of a special and significant nature", said Ambassador Borshkov, and mentioned the deepening of the relations between the two countries, as well as Israel's active role in Kazakhstan's international initiatives such as CICA and the Congress of World Leaders of Traditions and Religions.

"The role of the Central Asian countries in the current geopolitical reality is critical," said Consul Raupov from Uzbekistan. In particular, he noted the economic potential of the Central Asian region, as well as opportunities in the fields of transportation, logistics and food security.

Fostering Israel's relations with the Euro-Asian bloc is a key goal of Israeli leadership in recent years. One of the primary objectives is to enhance the positive image of the State of Israel and the Jewish People in this part of the world, strengthening the economic and cultural dialogue between peoples and maintaining the warm relationship with the Jewish communities, with particular emphasis on memorializing the Holocaust.

Accompanying the event was a photo exhibition demonstrating the touristic potential of Kazakhstan and the screening of a documentary film about the country's achievements since its independence.

Posted: 05/12/2022