President Rivlin received President Lungu and welcomed him warmly to Israel. “Mr. President, it is a great pleasure to welcome you to Israel, the Holy Land, where you can walk in the footsteps of the prophets,” he said, and added, “There is only a small Jewish community in Zambia, but there is a Jewish Museum – a sign that while we build the future, we must remember the past and thank Zambians for the open arms with which they received Jewish refugees from Europe.”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Wednesday, 15 February 2017), in Washington DC, at the White House, made the following remarks at the start of his joint press conference with US President Donald Trump:
President Reuven Rivlin this morning (Tuesday), welcomed the leaders of Christian communities in Israel for the traditional annual reception to mark the civil New Year. The event was held in cooperation with the Minister of Interior and was attended by Interior Minister Aryeh (Makhlouf) Deri. Representatives of the Christian communites included, Greek Patriarch Theophilos III, Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, and Armenian...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Wednesday, 14 December 2016), was welcomed at the Presidential palace in Astana by an honor guard and the national anthems of both countries. This is the first visit to Kazakhstan by an Israeli Prime Minister. Prime Minister Netanyahu held a private meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, followed by an expanded meeting.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras held their second summit this morning (Thursday, 8 December 2016), in Jerusalem, after having met in Nicosia this past January. Prime Minister Netanyahu also held separate meetings with each of the leaders.
President Reuven and First Lady Nechama Rivlin this morning (Monday) hosted an official welcoming ceremony for President of Guatemala H.E. Jimmy Morales and First Lady Patricia Marroquin de Morales, marking their official visit to the State of Israel. The President and First Lady received their guests on the red carpet before the national anthems were played, after which both Presidents reviewed an honor guard and delivered brief statements.