The International logistics & Transportation Conference & Exhibition in Israel
The Palestinian shippers' council participated in the International logistics & Transportation Conference & Exhibition in Israel, which was launched in Tel Aviv last Tuesday 13.2.2007 for two days.
During the first day, a number of sessions were conducted and combined many important topics such as the regional Transportations Infrastructure, Israeli ports: the Vision and the Reality, and Air transportations. Further more many topics about the problems that face all shippers, importers and exporters were discussed.
Majdi Haj Khalil PSC's General Manager presented the audience with a taste of some of the major problems and difficulties that the Palestinian shippers are encountering through Israeli Commercial Border Crossing, He elaborated on the unusually high cost of transporting containers or goods from Ashdod/West Bank to Karni Gaza.
Mr Haj Khalil met with Gidon Siterman, Director General of the Israeli ministry of Transportation and Road Safety and Mr. Yoram Shappira, Deputy Director General, Border Terminals & Domestic Airports, in order to discuss the issue of Karni crossing.