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Israel,United Kingdom : DIGITAL Agreement signed by Israel with UK.

A memorandum of understanding on digital cooperation is signed by Israel and the UK during British Prime Minister David Cameron's visit to Israel last week.

As per the agreement, signed by Prime Minister's Office Director General Harel Locker and UKChief Technology Officer Liam Maxwell, Israel will join a new British initiative, becoming one of the "D8" group of advanced digital countries.

Member nations are to benefit from an exchange of knowledge and cooperation in digital programs. Those who have by now joined comprise South Korea, New Zealand, Estonia and Singapore.

The UK's Government Digital Service unit is believed to be a world leader in offering digital government services to its citizens.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Just two weeks before signed an agreement with the state of California to promote economic and technological relations.

Netanyahu after the signing, calling for a direct flight linking the two technology hubs said, "The best brains in the world are in silicon valley and in silicon wadi (valley), many of them speak Hebrew, but we need to get them to fly back and forth .

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Date:Mar 19, 2014
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