Washington - Israeli President to Visit Obama, Receive AIPAC Award
Washington - Israeli President Shimon Peres will visit President Barack Obama in March on an intensive trip that will include a special award from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and meetings in the Silicon Valley and with film moguls.
Peres is scheduled to leave Israel March 1 and begin his American tour with an opening speech at AIPAC, which is preparing a social documentary on his lifelong work as an Israeli politician and statesman, which will be shown on giant screen to the 12,000 participants at the annual convention. He will be given a special award in recognition of his work for strengthening strategic links with the United States.
The 88-year-old President also will tour California’s Silicon Valley in an effort to convince companies to move and expand their operations in Israel, which already is known worldwide as a leader in new developments in the industry.
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