On March 20-21, 2017, the Israeli Prime Minister, Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu, and four of his Cabinet Ministers visited China to mark 25 years of diplomatic relationship between China and Israel.
GIBF's CEO, Mr. Avner Lushi, was chosen to be part of a distinguished business delegation that accompanied the Israeli Prime Minister for this event. In addition, the Guangzhou DRC and GIBF's LPs' representatives were among the few Chinese that were invited to this important event.
Mr. Lushi presented GIBF to the audience and thanked the Guangzhou Government and GIBF LPs for their strong support.
During the event, Mr. Lushi, Mr. Zeng Wei (Bio Island), and Mr. Tovy Sivan (STI Lasers) signed a cooperation agreement for establishing STI (China) Medical Device Innovation R&D and Intelligent Manufacturing Science Industry Center.
Mr. Lushi also presented GIBF in person to the four Israeli Cabinet Ministers and GIBF received a wide coverage in the Israeli media, including an interview by the official Israeli Television Channel 1. There is now a wide agreement that GIBF is one the building blocks of the Joint Sino-Israel Committee on Innovation Cooperation (Task Force).