Minister of Science, Technology and Space of Israel Visits SESAME

On 6 August 2015, the Minister of Science, Technology and Space (MOST) of Israel, Danny Ben Yosef Dannon, visited SESAME together with other high-ranking members of his Ministry, including Mr Ido Sharir, Director General of the Ministry. Eliezer Rabinovici, one of Israel’s delegates to the SESAME Council and its co-Vice President, was also a member of the delegation.

During the visit the Minister and his delegation were toured round the tunnel of SESAME’s booster synchrotron and that of its main storage ring, and listened to short presentations on technical aspects of SESAME’s accelerator and the SESAME scientific programme and ‘day-one’ beamlines. There were also talks with the Director of SESAME, Khaled Toukan.