Bhopal, April 1, 2016 (Muslim Saleem): Israel’s Consul General Mr. David Akov met Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan here today. Mr. Chouhan said that Israel and Madhya Pradesh can collaborate in water recycling and water management sectors. Mr. Chouhan invited Mr. Akov to Global Investors Summit to be held at Indore in October. He said that 7 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. Consul General Mr. David 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. Principal Secretary to CM Mr. S.K. Mishra, Commissioner Industries Mr. V.L. Kanta Rao and MD of TRIFAC Mr. D.P. Ahuja were also present at the meeting.