India a global power, says Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of visit

India a global power, says Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of visit

Alongside Indian official establishment, a large number of Indian citizens are all set to welcome Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who would kick-start his six-day long trip to India from Sunday.A twitter video posted from the Twitter handle "Israel in India" - dedicated to promote bilateral relations between two countries - have several Indians - commoners - welcoming Mr Netanyahu.

He emphasised that the strong connect between Prime Minister Netanyahu and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi would help bilateral ties.

Several MoUs, including in the field of oil and gas, renewable energy, an amended protocol for airports, cybersecurity, co-production of films and documentaries are expected to be signed between the two sides.

The ministry of external affairs called Netanyahu's visit a "fitting culmination to the silver jubilee year of the formal relationship".

Netanyahu's visit comes days after India voted against Israel at the United Nations on the Jerusalem issue. It will be formally renamed the Teen Murti Haifa Chowk, while Teen Murti Marg will be known as Teen Murti Haifa Marg.

Following the meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be hosting a private dinner for Netanyahu.

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On Thursday he will meet with Indian business leaders at a "power breakfast" and attend two memorial services for the victims of the 26/11 attack at the Taj hotel and Nariman House, also known as Chabad House, a place of worship for Jews in Mumbai.

Also, a cancelled defense deal will also be discussed during the visit.

Israel is a major weapons supplier to India, exporting an average of $1 billion of military equipment each year, but Modi wants to end India's status as the world's top defence importer.

On Wednesday, PM Modi will accompany Netanyahu to Ahmedabad. Meetings with President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President Venkaiah Naidu are also scheduled for Monday.

The Israeli leader, accompanied by dozens of Israeli businessmen, will visit the Centre of Excellence in Agriculture at Vadrad in Gujarat and interact with business leaders in Mumbai.

Joint Secretary (West Asia-North Africa division) in the ministry B Bala Bhaskar had said that the Palestinian issue is likely to figure in the talks between the two PMs besides other key issues of mutual importance.

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