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PM Cameron congratulates Israel on its National Science Day

In a recorded message Cameron says the UK is ‘proud to be Israel's partner in science’

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British Prime Minister David Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron has sent Israel a recorded video message in honour of its National Science Day.

British Prime Minister’s Video message on Israel’s National Science Day.

“I’m delighted to send my warmest wishes from the United Kingdom for Israel’s National Science Day,” the Prime Minister said. “Israeli science is rightly renowned from the tests for cancer that are being developed to pioneering treatment for liver disease, from helping blind people see through sound to cutting-edge stem cell production.

“The work of your scientists is helping humanity in some truly profound ways,” PM Cameron added.

“The United Kingdom is also proud to be Israel’s partner in science. We both have world-class universities, we both have disproportional numbers of Nobel Prize winners for our size, and in so many areas now our scientists are working together – in neuroscience, in nanotechnology, in water technology.

“Our two countries are engaged in some of the most significant projects of our age. So it’s a relationship that is flourishing and it’s still got room to grow, and in the years to come I want to develop this cooperation for both our mutual benefit.

“My best regards once again, and here’s to the future!”

Published 27 March 2014