January 17, 2017

Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, His Excellency, Ami Mehl, says Israel is prepared to assist Ghana to protect its cyber space.

He said all over the world, Israel supplies 10% of the cyber protection, and affirmed his Government’s commitment to cooperate with Ghana in that security aspect.

Apart from that, he said Israel is again committed to assisting Ghana develop its agricultural sector, water treatment and to also assist in deepening the country’s parliamentary democracy.

The Israeli Ambassador made these commitments when he paid a courtesy call on the Speaker, Rt. Ho. Prof. Aaron Michael Oquaye at his office in Parliament House.

Speaker Oquaye on his part called for cooperation with Israel in the area of building the capacities of MPs.

“It will be useful to have the cooperation of Israel in sharpening the skills of our Members”, he noted.

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu in a brief remarks urged the Israeli Government to deepen it cooperation with Ghana, especially, in the area of agriculture since the Ghanaian government’s flagship project of one-district-one-factory and one-village-one-dam has agriculture as its base.

Deputy Minority Leader, James Klutse Avedzi on his part urged for cooperation between Ghana and Israel in the area of Health, noting that ” Israel has something that Ghana can learn from, especially, its health management system which focuses more on prevention rather than cure”.