BHOPAL, March 31: Israel's Consul General David Akov met Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here today to explore possibilities of working in agriculture, water management and smart cities projects, an official release said.
Chouhan said that Israel and Madhya Pradesh can collaborate in water recycling and water management sectors with Israel, an official release said.
The Chief Minister invited Akov to Global Investors' Summit to be held at Indore in October.
He said that seven major cities in the state are being made Smart. Besides, small cities are also being developed as Mini Smart Cities.
"Israel can collaborate in the process. Israel and India are natural friends. Israel has done commendable work in agriculture, water management and defence production sectors.
Madhya Pradesh is pioneer in agriculture growth rate in the country," it said.
The Consul General said that his country is collaborating with various states of the country in water management, agriculture and rooftop solar energy sectors.
"Israel wishes to work in these sectors in Madhya Pradesh too," he was quoted as saying.
Principal Secretary to Chief Minister S K Mishra and Commissioner Industries V L Kanta Rao among others were present in the meeting.