At the invitation of H.E. Premier Li Keqiang, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid an official visit to the People's Republic of China between May 6-10, 2013, during which he visited Shanghai and Beijing.
After months of an election atmosphere, citizens of Israel today will shape the image of the country in the coming years. Polling stations across Israel are to open at 7 am Tuesday. Voters will have the chance to influence the national agenda, to exercise their democratic right and participate in the formation of the 19th parliament. 18 all political parties competing for the right to represent the Israeli citizens next parliament. The Central Election Committee is bracing for a tense 48-hour period. Voting is to conclude at 10 pm in most towns, allowing the count to begin.
The Foreign Ministry presented Israel’s new branding language at its annual ambassadors' conference in Jerusalem. Its central concept is "creative energy." The new branding language emphasizes three main narratives: That Israel is an energetic, colorful nation full of variety;