Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval visits Israel (Photos)

Gov. Brian Sandoval and a group of Nevadans arrived in Jerusalem for a trade mission Friday.

Sandoval, in a prepared statement, said the mission will focus on three areas where Nevada is similar to Israel: water technology, indoor agriculture and unmanned aerial vehicles.

In 2012, Nevada exports to Israel totaled $129,054,837 and the state imported a total of $144,041,317 from Israel. Israel is Nevada’s tenth largest export/import country.

Upon their arrival in Jerusalem, the Nevada delegation took part in a traditional Shabbat dinner hosted by the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas.

 

Gov. Sandoval at the Kotel with Elliot Karp, CEO of Las Vegas Jewish Federation

Gov. Sandoval at the Kotel with Elliot Karp, CEO of Las Vegas Jewish Federation

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Gov. Sandoval meets with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Gov. Sandoval meets with Naftali Bennett

Gov. Sandoval meets with Naftali Bennett

Gov. Sandoval with Gov. Perry of Texas at WATEC Israel

Gov. Sandoval with Gov. Perry of Texas at WATEC Israel

Gov. Sandoval visits Yad Vashem and signs the guest book

Gov. Sandoval visits Yad Vashem and signs the guest book

Gov. Sandoval meets with the President of Israel, Shimon Peres

Gov. Sandoval meets with the President of Israel, Shimon Peres

Gov. Sandoval visits Israel's Foreign Ministry

Gov. Sandoval visits Israel’s Foreign Ministry

Gov. Sandoval with David Stone, President of Nevada Association Services

Gov. Sandoval with David Stone, President of Nevada Association Services

 

Gov. Sandoval speaks at WATEC Israel

Gov. Sandoval speaks at WATEC Israel

 

 

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