|The Delegation of State Ethnic Affairs Committee of China Visits Israel|
From 21st to 24th November, the delegation of State Ethnic Affairs Committee of the People's Republic of China, headed by Vice-Minister Mr. Tondrub Wangben(Tibetan) visited Israel. Ambassador Gao Yanping met with the delegation on 23rd November at her residence. Dr. Liu Li, Director of the Political Section from the Embassy was present.
Ambassador Gao exchanged views with the delegation on issues of the ethnic minority policy of China and Israel, the building of minority community, Sino-Israeli relations and others of mutual concern.
During the visit, the delegation met with Mr. Ayyob Kara, Deputy Minister for the development of the Negev and Galilee of Israel, officials from the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Israel, and held meeting with the officials from Haifa and Rahat Municipalities. The delegation also visited the Beth Hagefen Arab-Jewish Center, the Baha'i and Muslim communities in Haifa and Bedouin community in Rahat.