Netanyahu and family head to Japan
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Netanyahu and family head to Japan

PM to meet with leaders of the country and its business community, promote Israeli tech

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife, Sara, in an undated photo (photo credit: Amos Ben Gershom/Flash90, File)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his wife, Sara, in an undated photo (photo credit: Amos Ben Gershom/Flash90, File)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Japan overnight Saturday for a week-long state visit.

During his visit Netanyahu is set to meet with the country’s Emperor Akihito, as well as Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, senior ministers and business-people.

The discussions will focus on forging business partnerships and promoting the Israeli tech industry, with an emphasis on “cyber technology, water preservation technology, alternative energy, biotechnology and more,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement Saturday night.

Netanyahu is accompanied by his wife, Sara, and his sons, Yair and Avner.

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