Pence’s office announces details of economic trip

Governor Mike Pence (WISH Photo/Ron Nakasone)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence trip to Israel will include a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to talk about economic opportunities in Indiana.

Pence’s schedule announced Tuesday includes the meeting with Netanyahu and Israeli Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett in Jerusalem on Monday. He also plans to visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial.

On Dec. 30 he will host an Invest in Indiana breakfast seminar for companies interested in locating or growing in Indiana. He will also speak at a luncheon hosted by the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce in Tel Aviv.

On Dec. 31 he will meet with U.S. Ambassador to Israel Daniel Shapiro at the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv for an economic briefing.

Pence’s family is traveling with him to celebrate Christmas in Jerusalem and tour Christian holy sites. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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