Ramat HaSharon, Israel, February 21, 2017. “Vietnam and Israel should further promote their cooperation in research & development and technology transfer.” said the president of Vietnam, Mr. Tran Dai Quang, at a reception held for the chairman of the board of IMI Systems Ltd, Mr. Yitzhak Aharonovitch, in Hanoi.
The president added that Israel has become a big partner of Vietnam in the defense field and stressed the important role companies and groups in the defense and technology sectors are playing in both countries.
The Chairman of IMI Systems, former Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch, updated the Mr. Quang on some projects, where IMI system invested in Vietnam since 1999 and expressed his hope that both countries will work on streamlining the mutual collaboration and high technology knowledge transfer.
Aharonovitch stressed that the advanced weapons systems developed and manufactured by IMI Systems correspond to the advanced technology used by the Vietnam army.
President Quang noted that since the visit of Aharonvitch in Vietnam in 2014 during his service as the Minister of Public Security of the State of Israel, the cooperation between the two countries is consistently growing, especially in the areas of security and defense, including the transfer of technical knowledge.
The President praised the contribution of Aharonovitch in expanding the Vietnam-Israel cooperation during his tenure as Minister of Public Security and expressed the hope that Aharonvitch will continue to further promote the relations between the two countries, especially in training quality personnel in the field of technology.