Saturday, October 26, 2013

PHOTOS OF PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN IN ISREAL TO OBSERVE PILGRIMAGE [Day 1]



During the trip, President Jonathan will also meet with President Shimon Peres, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset. Talks between President Jonathan’s delegation and Israeli government officials are expected to focus on the enhancement of bilateral relations between Nigeria and Israel in areas including trade, economic development, infrastructure, transportation, agriculture, communications, culture, education and tourism.

The President is also scheduled to meet with the President of the Palestinian National Authority, Mr. Mahmoud Abbas.

President Jonathan who is accompanied on the trip by Senator Emmanuel Paulker, the Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Akinwunmi  Adesina, the Minister of Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Ochekpe, the Minister of Works, Arc. Mike Onolememen, the Minister of State (Foreign Affairs), Prof Viola Onwuliri, and the National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki will undertake a tour of some locations in Israel which are revered by Christians because of their association with the earthly mission of Jesus Christ.

President Jonathan is expected back in Abuja early next week. Here are pictures from Day 1 of the trip (All Pictures courtesy of State House)

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