To further increase its presence and collaborations in Northeast, Israel has appointed Joyshree Das Verma as honorary consul in the region.

The Embassy of Israel in India appointed Das Verma as Honorary Consul in the Northeast, to be based in Assam with jurisdiction over the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Tripura and Sikkim.

“The relations between our two countries are growing and expanding rapidly. We are now going to take it forward and increase our presence in Northeast India. I am proud to present the credentials of Israeli Honorary Consul to Joyshree Das Verma, who will work with us to further strengthen our growing partnership in this region,” said Ambassador of Israel Dr Ron Malka, announcing the appointment.

Joyshree Das Verma said that she was honoured and humbled to represent Israel as Honorary Consul for the northeastern states.

“This all-encompassing role excites me greatly as there are vast possibilities and opportunities to leverage Israel’s technology and expertise in various areas. I am pledged to work in the best interests of Assam and all the northeastern states,” she said.

The Israeli Embassy aims to identify all possible areas of cooperation in the Northeast, where Israel can bring in expertise and advanced Israeli technologies to benefit people in the region, said a spokesman of the Embassy.

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