PM congratulates Nobel Prize winner Shechtmen

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 5, 2011 14:24

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called Professor Dan Shechtman Wednesday afternoon, to congratulate him on winning the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Netanyahu congratulated him in the name of all Israeli citizens saying that the win "reflects the intellect of our people. Every citizen in Israel is happy today and every Jew in the world is proud."

The prime minister also congratulated the Haifa Technion where Schechtmen studied, and invited the scholar to meet with him.


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