Israel premier Benjamin Netanyahu on 6-day visit to India to deepen ties

Benjamin Netanyahu arrives Sunday for a six-day visit. On Monday, he'll meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

By Author   |   Published: 14th Jan 2018   12:08 pm
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File Photo: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

New Delhi: Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is beginning his first visit to India to promote defense, trade and energy ties.

Benjamin Netanyahu arrives Sunday for a six-day visit. On Monday, he’ll meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and call on President Ram Nath Kovind as well as attend an India-Israel CEO Forum Meeting.

India’s External Affairs Ministry says the two countries are expected to sign agreements on cyber security, energy and space cooperation and film production.

Israel and India have developed close ties in high-tech and defense cooperation.