Chandigarh: Israel's ambassador to India Alon Ushpiz met Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil at his official residence on Thursday, where they discussed upon strengthening economic and trade ties between both the countries.
During the meeting, Patil said India and Israel have long standing bilateral relations based on shared democratic and social values, and stressed upon joining hands to cooperate in various fields, especially in the area of solar energy.
Patil further stressed that Punjab has achieved a major breakthrough in agriculture and allied fields and, the state is emerging as a vibrant investment destination.
He informed Ushpiz that the state has evolved a mechanism for promoting innovative agricultural practices with the help of its farm research institutes.


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