Making Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Israel visit a special gesture, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will receive the former at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday. Prime Minister Netanyahu will escort PM Modi on all locations in his 3-day visit that has been never extended to other dignitaries.
Such gestures have been witnessed in past for US presidents, including President Trump and Pope.
Yuval Rotem, DG, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel said that the nation is happy to receive the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Rotem said PM Modi’s visit is going to be historic as there is no other visit like the nation has witnessed in the last few years.
The DG informed that Prime Minister Netanyahu will escort PM Modi on all locations in his 3-day visit that has been never extended to other dignitaries.
PM Netanyahu to escort & accompany PM Modi during his 3-day visit; not a practice we extended to other dignitaries: Yuval Rotem, DG, MoFA pic.twitter.com/5oEvKLmx5g— ANI (@ANI_news) July 3, 2017
He said it shows that how PM Modi’s visit is important for them. “Both PMs enjoy great friendship and this will play its role publicly and politically,” he said.
It is part of the indication from our perspective indicating the importance we attach with this visit: Yuval Rotem, DG, MoFA Israel pic.twitter.com/4DGkCcrJiq— ANI (@ANI_news) July 3, 2017
Rotem said that 25 years of relationship will lead to the next 25 years. He said water and agriculture sectors are of great importance that would be discussed during the meeting.