Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives today on six day visit

14 Jan , 2018 , 01:03 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be reaching New Delhi as part of the six-day tour to India. 

Prime Minister Netanyahu will arrive on Sunday and depart from Mumbai on Friday, January 19. 

His itinerary includes visits to Gujarat and Mumbai.

Prime Minister Netanyahu will hold meetings in New Delhi with President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj

In addition, he will give an inaugural speech at the Raisina Dialogue and meet with the Indo-Israeli CEO forum in Delhi.

In Gujarat, both the Prime Ministers will visit the Center of Excellence in Vadrad and inaugurate Center of Excellence for date palms in Bhuj. They will also visit the iCreate innovation campus and center.

In Mumbai, Prime Minister Netanyahu will meet Jewish community leaders and select members of the Indian business community. He will also reach out to Bollywood in an exclusive “Shalom Bollywood” event.

Israel Ambassador Daniel Carmon said, “The Prime Minister’s visit to India is the grand finale to the celebrations of 25 years of Growing Partnership between India and Israel. The visit will focus on the progress made between India and Israel since Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Israel last summer, and on shaping the next 25 years of relations between our countries and our peoples.” 

First Published: Sunday, January 14, 2018 08:06 AM
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