Whilst paying an official visit to Israel, the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia - Mikheil Chkhenkeli met with the Minister of Education of Israel - Naftali Bennett. The Minister congratulated the Minister with the jubilee of 70th anniversary since the creation of the State of Israel. The sides discussed the issue of enhancing the existing of cooperation between the two countries in the field of education and particularly in science.
Naftali Bennet underlined the centuries-old friendship between Georgia and Israel and stressed that enhancing the cooperation at all levels is of utmost important for the state of Israel.
Additionally, Mikheil Chkhenkeli introduced Georgia’s plan to his colleague, according to which, the Georgian-Jewish friendship will be presented to the UNESCO World Intangible Cultural Heritage list. This fact is a unique precedent in the history of humankind when friendship between nations will be granted the status of the world's intangible cultural heritage.