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Itinerary Set For Governor's Trip To Israel

Florida Gov. Ron Desantis gives his state of the state address on the first day of legislative session, in Tallahassee, Fla.
Steve Cannon
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The itinerary is set for Governor Ron DeSantis’s trip to Israel. He will be meeting with Israeli business leaders, and he’ll take a cultural visit to the Old City of Jerusalem.

This Saturday, Governor Ron DeSantis and about 90 delegation members are heading to Tel Aviv, Israel for a Business Development Mission.

Visit Florida will host a Tourism Networking Reception the evening of Monday May 27th.

Tuesday, officials will meet with Israel’s Innovation Authority. An award ceremony followed by a roundtable discussion on issues impacting Florida are also on the schedule.

On Wednesday, there will be a Keynote Address given at the 2019 Israel-America Business Summit and what the schedule calls a “ceremonial” meeting of the Florida Cabinet.

On Thursday, the governor will take a Cultural Visit to the Old City of Jerusalem followed by a delegation reception and dinner before his departure Friday May 31st.

Blaise Gainey is a State Government Reporter for WFSU News. Blaise hails from Windermere, Florida. He graduated from The School of Journalism at the Florida A&M University. He formerly worked for The Florida Channel, WTXL-TV, and before graduating interned with WFSU News. He is excited to return to the newsroom. In his spare time he enjoys watching sports, Netflix, outdoor activities and anything involving his daughter.