Prime Minister Emil Boc arrived in Israel yesterday for a two-day visit that will include bilateral meetings between Jewish and Romanian ministers and a joint cabinet session today. He was greeted in Tel Aviv by the Romanian ambassador to Israel and the Israeli ambassador to Romania, within a maximum protection area, according to Mediafax. The PM was advised to travel only by armoured car during his visit. Boc’s delegation includes the ministers of foreign affairs, economy, environment, regional development and tourism, labour, education, healthcare, agriculture and the general secretary of the government. According to a press release from the government, Boc was set to have talks with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday, while Romanian ministers were set to meet with their counterparts. At today’s joint government session, the two countries are expected to sign various cooperation documents in education, environment and healthcare, PM Boc announced before leaving. The PM was also scheduled to have a meeting with representatives of Romanian-born Israeli citizens yesterday evening and to visit the Yad Vashem Memorial this morning.