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.

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