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Israel Ambassador visits UPD

(June 5)—His Excellency Menashe Bar-On, Ambassador of Israel to the Philippines paid a courtesy call to UP President Alfredo E. Pascual and UPD Chancellor Caesar A. Saloma to discuss possible academic collaborations between UP and the Israel Embassy.

Bar-On, (second from right) who was accompanied by Yaniv Revach, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Israel Embassy to the Philippines, also expressed his interests in establishing cultural and educational relationships between UP and the universities in Israel.

Representing UPD were Dr. Ronald S. Banzon, vice chancellor for academic affairs, and Dr. Cristine DLR. Villagonzalo, Office of Extension director.  The courtesy call was held on June 5 at the Office of the President in Quezon Hall —H.C.P.