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        10/28/2011, Tishrei 30, 5772

      European Commissioner for Industry Due Next Week


      Vice President Antonio Tajani of the European Commission is scheduled to pay an official visit to Israel next week to examine options for better cooperation under the European Union-Israel action plan and to explore new avenues of cooperation.

      Tajani, who heads the commission's industry and entrepreneurship efforts, will focus on the general administration for initiatives and industry, specificly in the fields of tourism and programs for satellite navigation, among other fields of mutual interest. Last Friday the EU launched its first two Galileo satellites for smart navigation. During his visit, the commissioner will meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres.