Stressing that Indo-Israel ties are based mostly on mutual “appreciation and significant collaboration”, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has stated he will likely be visiting India within the first week of April to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the institution of diplomatic relations between the 2 international locations.
The go to additionally goals to increase the cooperation between the 2 international locations within the areas of innovation and expertise, safety and cyber, and agriculture and local weather change.
“Prime Minister Naftali Bennett can pay his first official go to to India on Saturday, 2 April 2022, on the invitation of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” the Israeli PM’s Overseas Media Adviser stated in a press release.
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The 2 leaders had first met on the sidelines of the UN Local weather Change Convention (COP26) in Glasgow final October when PM Modi had invited PM Bennett to pay an official go to to India, the assertion stated.
“This go to will reaffirm the essential connection between the international locations and the leaders, and can mark the thirtieth anniversary of the institution of relations between Israel and India,” it added.
Knowledgeable sources stated that it will likely be a four-day go to from April 2-April 5.
“The aim of the go to is to advance and strengthen the strategic alliance between the international locations, and to increase bilateral ties. As well as, the leaders will focus on the strengthening of cooperation in quite a lot of areas, together with innovation, economic system, analysis and improvement, agriculture and extra”, the media adviser stated.
Bennett will likely be assembly his Indian counterpart, senior authorities officers and in addition the native Jewish group throughout his go to.
The total schedule of the go to and extra particulars will likely be issued individually, the assertion stated.
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“I’m delighted to pay my first official go to to India on the invitation of my buddy, Prime Minister Modi, and collectively we’ll proceed main the best way for our international locations’ relations,” Bennett was quoted as saying within the press assertion.
“Modi restarted relations between India and Israel, and that is of historic significance. The relations between our two distinctive cultures – the Indian tradition and the Jewish tradition – are deep, they usually depend on deep appreciation and significant collaborations,” he stated.
“There are various issues we are able to study from the Indians, and that is what we try to do. Collectively we’ll increase our cooperation to different areas, from innovation and expertise, safety and cyber, to agriculture and local weather change,” the Israeli Prime Minister emphasised.