Benjamin Netanyahu in Mumbai Live: Israeli PM to meet business leaders, attend Shalom Bollywood event
- Published: Thursday, 18 January 2018 10:24
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Netanyahu will meet select captains of the industry, including Anand Mahindra, Ajay Piramal, Adi Godrej, and Chanda Kochhar, and later address the India-Israel Business Summit at the iconic Taj hotel.
He will lay a wreath for the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack victims, and proceed to Nariman House, where he will meet 11-year-old Moshe Holtzberg, whose parents Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and Rivka were killed during the attacks.
The Israeli Prime Minister is also scheduled to meet members of the Jewish community at the Taj hotel, and end the hectic day by attending the Shalom Bollywood event, also at the Taj hotel.
Here are the live updates:
9.15am: “Maharashtra looks forward to discussions and collaboration with @Israel for development in agriculture, sustainable irrigation and technologies for security !” says Fadnavis.
9.14am: “Tomorrow (Thursday), I will be joining Hon @netanyahu in Business Forum Meet in the morning and at wreath laying ceremony at 26/11 memorial in the afternoon,” tweets Maharashtra CM Fadnavis.
9.05am: There may be a one-on-one meeting between Fadnavis and Netanyahu after which the Maharashtra chief minister will be hosting a lunch for the Israeli premier and the visiting delegation, sources tell PTI.
9.01am: Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis will attend the India-Israel Business Summit at the Taj hotel, PTI reports quoting sources.
(Source: The Hindustan Times)