Mayor of the District of Columbia

Mayor of the District of Columbia (Washington) visited Haifa
Photo by Reuven Cohen

June. Ms. Muriel Bowser, Mayor of the District of Columbia (Washington) visited Haifa and met with Mayor Einat Kalisch Rotem. A cooperation agreement between Rambam Hospital and Washington's Children's National Main Hospital was signed during the visit.

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A delegation from Fort Lauderdale

A delegation from Fort Lauderdale
Photo by Reuven Cohen

June. A delegation from Fort Lauderdale (a twin city of Haifa's) headed by Mayor Dean Trantalis, visited Haifa. The delegation arrived to strengthen the relationship between the two cities and to examine cooperation possibilities between the ports of Fort Lauderdale and Haifa, in addition to promoting the opening in Haifa of a branch of Broward College, awarding degrees. Vice-Mayor David Etzioni was invited to Fort Lauderdale to take part in a maritime exhibition in October.

Visit Malta's Sports Minister

Visit Malta's Sports Minister
Photo by Reuven Cohen

June. Vice and Acting Mayor, Mr. Nachshon Tzuk, met with Dr. Clifton Grima, Malta's Parliamentary Secretary for Youth & Sport . During the meeting, the two discussed possibilities for cooperation in the fields of sports, tourism and youth. In addition, the two discussed the initiative to build an Olympic-size swimming pool. After the visit, the minister's delegation stayed at Maccabi Sports Club.

Haifa continues to host ambassadors

March. Haifa continues to host ambassadors from various countries, such as Spain and The Netherlands, who come to meet Mayor Kalisch Rotem and to explore the city of Haifa and its merits. On March 13, 2019, Mr. Jean-Daniel Ruch, Ambassador of Switzerland to Israel, met with Mayor Einat Kalisch-Rotem, who expressed interest in the Swiss know how in the fields of urban renewal and transport.

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A delegation from South America

April. A delegation from South America (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Mexico) arrived in Haifa in order to learn about the economic, social and environmental impact on poverty, sustainability, culture, education, politics and economics, focusing on the world of entrepreneurship and innovation.

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Ambassadors are visiting Haifa

Ambassadors are visiting Haifa
Mayor of Haifa, Dr. Einat Kalisch Rotem with H.E Ms. Hélène Le Gal, Ambassador of France to Israel. Photo by Reuven Cohen

Ambassadors from Russia, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, France and Switzerland - among others - are visiting Haifa in order to meet with the newly appointed mayor, Dr. Einat Kalisch Rotem, to be acquainted and to examine cooperation possibilities.