World The Week: Yahel Vilan Visits IPF to build Cooperation
Mr Yahel Vilan, Minister, Deputy Chief of Mission, and Ms Liron Zaslansky, Couselor, Political Affairs, Embassy of Israel visited India Policy Foundation (IPF) to meet Professor Rakesh Sinha who has been heading IPF as its honorary director since 2008, to discuss the possibilities of cooperation of IPF and Government of Israel on issues of common interest like Internal Security, terrorism and development issues in economy.
IPF has welcomed the opportunity to work with Embassy of Israel in India and has consented to develop areas of common interest for research and discussion. The meeting of the two institutions was followed by a panel discussion on ‘India-Israel Relations – Possibilities of Cooperation’, which was attended by scholars and journalists like Dr Ashwini Mohapatra, Ms Sandhya Jain, Sh. Sri Dev Sharma, Sh Manmohan Sharma, and Dr Rahul Singh. The discussion was focused on the India-Israel relationship in past and opportunities of higher degree of cooperation in future. It also discussed the immediate global concern like Terrorism and the problems in Syria and Iraq.