‘Chinese See Israel As A Partner Who Can Help In Innovation’

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The Jerusalem Post reports: Israel and China are set to sign an agreement Tuesday instituting a 10-year, multi-visit visa that will facilitate business and tourist travel between the two countries.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will sign the agreement with Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong, who is heading an 80-member delegation taking part in the second annual Israel-China Committee for Cooperation in Innovation.

The previous meeting, which is the annual equivalent of the government- to-government confabs Israel holds with countries such as Germany, Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria, was held in Beijing in January 2015.

The annual meetings underline the growth in ties between Israel and China.

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