Filmmaking, tourism and cultural events: Tkachenko, Israel’s ambassador discuss cooperation

Filmmaking, tourism and cultural events: Tkachenko, Israel’s ambassador discuss cooperation

Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine Oleksandr Tkachenko discussed culture and tourism cooperation with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to Ukraine Joel Lyon at the meeting on February 18.

"The parties discussed Ukraine-Israel cooperation in the field of culture and tourism. In particular, it is planned to organize events on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's independence within the framework of diplomatic relations between Ukraine and Israel, including to hold joint cultural events; use the effective agreement on joint film production as a basis for shooting films in Ukraine, use a cash rebate system; hold the days of Ukraine-Israel movies," the Ministry’s press service informs.

As noted, the tourism cooperation was also discussed, and Ukraine, in particular, offered the Israeli side religious, cultural and historical tourist routes.

"Culture is an important area of Ukraine-Israel relations. We are ready for a dialogue and await the implementation of joint ambitious plans," Tkachenko stressed following the meeting.

Photo: Oleksandr Tkachenko / Facebook


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