NE India Consul
NEW DELHI, Jan 9
The Embassy of Israel in India has appointed Joyshree Das Verma as the Consul of North East India, to be based in Assam having jurisdiction over the States of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Naga-land, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura and Sikkim.
Announcing the appointment, Ambassador of Israel in India, Dr Ron Malka said, 'The relations between the two countries are growing and expanding rapidly. We are now going to take it forward and increase our presence in North East India'. Presenting the credentials of Israeli honorary consul to Joyshree Das Verma, he expressed belief that she will help in strengthening the growing partnership in the North East region.
On taking up the new role, Joyshree pledged to work in the best interest of North Eastern States and stated there are vast possibilities and opportunities to leverage Israel's technology and expertise in various areas.
The Embassy aims to identify all possible areas of cooperation in the North East where Israel can bring in expertise and advanced Israeli technologies to benefit the people of the region.
It may be mentioned that Ambassador Dr Ron Malka visited Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura in November 2020. During the visit, he held official meetings with the Chief Ministers of the States in which the sides discussed collaboration on a range of subjects including agriculture, water management, tourism, horticulture, fisheries and dairy. Agencies