In front of a packed audience, Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav awarded Abed Abdi, along with 18 others, the " notable of the city of Haifa" honorary title, in recognition of his many years of public contribution to the city and the country.
The prestigious ceremony wasattended by the Minister of Science and Technology MK Rabbi Prof. Daniel Hershkowitz, Communications Minister Moshe Kahlon, city council members, and citizens of Haifa.
Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav, thanked members of the Selection Committee for this title, headed by deputy mayor Hedva Almog, who excelled in choosing personalities whose activities and deeds are written into the history of the city of Haifa withletters of a holiday. Its a great group of people, who have dedicated their lives to promote a subject or theme or an idea, turning it to a reality in the various areas of our lives. "
Yahav said: "with your activities you have contributed an added value and a more aromatic flavor to life. We are stopping our routine and daily work for a moment today, in order to salute your extraordinary achievements, and tell you in the name of all the residents of the city of Haifa: Thank you! "
photo report about the event: Panet.co.il