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President Rivlin held a working meeting with Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi of Samoa


Photo credit: Mark Neiman (GPO)


Israel President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin Yesterday, Monday 4 March / 27 Adar I, held a working meeting with Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi of Samoa, who is visiting Israel

The president welcomed the prime minister on his visit to Israel, saying “our countries are on different sides of the globe but the friendship between us is deep and real. I know that you are deeply worried about climate change. We live on the same planet, breathe the same air and drink the same water and it is our shared responsibility to ensure that climate change does not destroy our world. Our researchers develop new ideas into that are changing the world. We believe these developments can benefit us all and we are happy to share them, as we are doing with you in agriculture and water.”

The prime minister thanked the president for his warm welcome and said, “Mr President, thank you for welcoming me and my delegation to your beautiful country. Israel’s knowledge economy is well-known around the world and we want to make use of your achievements in many fields. The world is getting smaller and smaller and we look forward to greater interaction with you, and between Israel and the members of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF).”


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