In addition to his meeting with Netanyahu, Modi is scheduled to hold talks with technology and agriculture firms.
PM Narendra Modi told the media, “I am very grateful to the President for welcoming me so warmly”.
Mr Modi is the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel, although the two countries established diplomatic ties 25 years ago.
The first set of copper plates is a cherished relic for the Cochin Jews in India.
The Indian Prime Minister promised to ease the process of acquiring Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and Person of Indian Origin (PIO) cards by Israelis of Indian origin. “I fondly recall his visit to India last November when he charmed us with his affable manner and desire to do more with India”, Modi wrote in the guest book at the President’s residence.
“This is a marriage made in heaven but we’re implementing it here on earth”, Netanyahu said. Israel is the third largest supplier of defense product to India.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that the two countries were making history together.
A Plan of Cooperation was signed between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Israel Space Agency (ISA) regarding cooperation in atomic clocks.
“Israel is a real friend and I have really felt that feeling of kinship”, Modi said.
“We are also cooperating to secure our countries against common threats such as terrorism.My visit marks a path breaking journey.A strong and resilient partnership with Israel will be my focus”, Modi said.
Apart from the above agreements, both the nations agreed to strengthen cooperation in strategic and security realm, especially in the fight against terrorism and radicalism.
“We welcome you with open arms”.
Modi said Israel was a nation that had “marched on regardless of adversity and converted challenges into opportunity”. Indian talent and Israeli technologies will do wonders one day, said PM Netanyahu.
The Danziger flower farm is one of Israel’s leading floriculture companies with approximately 80,000 square meters of state-of-the-art greenhouses specialising in reproduction of plants.