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Israel tightens ties with Uzbekistan

The recently signed agreement over Uzbeki nursing staff traveling to Israel only highlights the rapid growth in economic, diplomatic and cultural relations between the two countries.
Israeli Ambassador to Uzbekistan Zehavit Ben-Hillel together with students at Webster University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, November 2021.

Israel’s Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked and the adviser to the Uzbek prime minister, Kharidin Khardinov, signed July 27 a bilateral agreement, which will regulate the recruiting and bringing into Israel of Uzbek nursing staff. Representatives of the Israel Population and Immigration Authority, Israel’s Foreign Ministry and Ministry of Welfare and Social Affairs, and a large official Uzbek delegation were also present at the signature ceremony.

“Today I signed a bilateral agreement with the representatives of the Uzbek government that will bring great news to the nursing industry. Thanks to this agreement, our dear ones who need nursing care will be assisted by skilled caregivers, who will provide dedicated and appropriate care,” said Shaked after signing.

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