Benjamin Netanyahu in India LIVE updates: Narendra Modi invites Israeli defence companies to ‘Make in India’Israel-India sign 9 pacts in areas of oil and gas, “It began with PM Modi’s historic visit to Israel that created tremendous enthusiasm, it continues with my visit here which I must say is deeply moving for me, my wife and people of Israel. Heralds a flourishing partnership to bring prosperity, peace and progress for our people,” Netanyahu was quoted as saying by ANI.
I am delighted to have the chance to be with PM @netanyahu in my home state, Gujarat, day after. There we will have another opportunity to see the fulfillment of the promise, which our mutual cooperation holds in diverse areas such as agriculture, technology, and innovation: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) January 15, 2018
India and Israel know pain of terror attacks’: Netanyahu “India and Israel know the pain of terrorist attacks. We never give in. When you (Modi) hosted us yesterday, you lit up the house with colours of India and Israel.” “My friend Narendra, any time you want to do a yoga class, I’ll be there,” Netanyahu concluded the press statement on that note.
In defence, I have invited Israeli companies to take advantage of the liberalized FDI regime to make more in India with our companies. We are venturing into less explored areas of cooperation such as oil & gas, cyber security, films and start-ups: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) January 15, 2018
It (PM Modi’s visit to Israel) excited all Israelis & of course many Israelis of Indian descent & origin came. Well I thought I was in a rock concert. But it was a historic event: Israel PM #Netanyahu pic.twitter.com/ca9L4htNz2— ANI (@ANI) January 15, 2018
Discussions were wide-ranging’ “Despite the doubts and challenges India and Israel are living proof that democracy works and indicates something deeper — the intrinsic value of freedom. We are proud we are seizing the future to make lives better around the world,” Netanyahu said. Your visit to Israel was groundbreaking as it was the first time an Indian leader visited the country. You (PM Narendra Modi) are catapulting India into future and are revolutionising India-Israel relations,” Netanyahu said while talking on the shared past of the two countries. I was deeply moved by the celebration ceremony. Not only for the honour you gave me, but also for the honour you show towards the people and state of Israel. You (PM Modi) are a revolutionary leader and you are revolutionising India,” Netanyahu said. “Our discussions were wide ranging and intensive, marked by a desire to do more. I have a reputation of getting impatient with getting results. If I may let out an open secret, so are you… We want to strengthen agriculture, science and technology. We exchanged views on centres of excellence. In defence, I have invited Israeli companies to make more weapons in India vis-a-vis our liberalised FDI rates. We are also committed to flow of people and ideas between our geographies. Working with Israel to bring people closer on both sides.” Narendra Modi: ‘Friendship has linked us for centuries’ I have a reputation of getting impatient in getting results. I know, so are you,” PM Modi said. “Last year you had expressed an intent to cut down bureaucratic red tape. In India, we are doing just that. Our discussions today were marked by convergence to accelerate development and scale our partnership. Today and yesterday we reviewed progress in our relations and renewed our relations on the opportunities that beckon us.” PM Modi talks of his visit to Israel in July and the “generous affection” he received in Israel. “In that visit Netanyahu and I promised each other and our people to build a strategic partnership,” he said. Benjamin Netanyahu has come to India with a 130-member strong delegation, largest ever to India from Israel Prior to Netanyahu’s visit, India called off $500 million defence deal Before Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India, New Delhi called off a deal to buy 8,000 anti-tank guided missiles from Israel’s state-owned defence contractor Rafael, according to NDTV. Israel will be investing $68.6 million to boost cooperation with India in areas such as tourism, technology, agriculture and innovation over a period of four years. The commitment is in addition to the India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund of $40 million over five years with equal contribution from both sides that has already been agreed between the two nations.]]>
You are a revolutionary leader, you have revolutionized India and catapulting this state to the future, your visit to Israel was groundbreaking as it was the first time an Indian leader visited: PM #Netanyahu to PM Modi #NetanyahuInIndia pic.twitter.com/zs4xbuajwg— ANI (@ANI) January 15, 2018