Netanyahu hails Israel hi-tech innovation during meeting with Google chief

JERUSALEM POST
by Staff
June 10, 2015

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of search engine giant Google, in Jerusalem on Tuesday afternoon. During the meeting, the premier touted Israel’s robust hi-tech and cyber industries, saying that growth in these areas was “a national challenge.” Netanyahu also noted that Israel was making great efforts to diversify the markets with which it is trading in the technological field. The prime minister said that Israel placed great emphasis on inculcating mathematics studies in high school…Schmidt noted that Israel was second only to Silicon Valley in the number of start-up companies. In the last decade, over 6,000 Israeli hi-tech companies were established. READ MORE

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