PM Modi arrives in Israel, says we consider Israel an important development partner

DN Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Israel for the historic visit. Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu received him warm and grand welcome.

PM Modi arrives in Israel
PM Modi arrives in Israel

Tel Aviv: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived at the Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv where he was received by his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.


Prime Minister Modi is the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel.

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

PM Netanyahu said in his welcome speech, "You are a great leader of India and a great world leader, Together, we can do even more and even better (for India-Israel ties) for the betterment for the both countries. 

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Prime Minister Modi also spoke and was feeling onour to be the 1st ever Indian PM to undertake this ground breaking visit to Israel. 

PM Modi

PM Modi said, "We have to secure our societies against the common threat of terrorism, this is an exciting journey that we will undertake together, for the good of our people and our society."

"We consider Israel an important development partner", he added. 


His program for the day includes him visiting a technological centre. From there he will head to Yad Vashem, the national Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem accompanied with the Israeli leader.

Tomorrow, the Indian leader will meet with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, hold talks with Prime Minister Netanyahu and then attend an event organised by the Indian community in Israel in Tel Aviv.

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On Thursday, Modi along with his Israeli counterpart, will visit Haifa cemetery, the cemetery of the fallen Indian soldiers in the first world war and place wreath on the grave areas.


From there, the duo will head for a field visit to see the Gal Mobile-integrated water purification vehicle designed to produce high quality drinking water. It can be used during times of disasters to provide drinking water. (ANI)

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