Benjamin Netanyahu’s India visit Day 2 Live: Israel PM gets ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan
- Published: Monday, 15 January 2018 10:32
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Netanyahu is in India on a “historic” six-day visit during which he will hold extensive talks Modi, who set aside protocol and received him at the airport on Sunday.
The Israeli leader’s visit to India is only the second by an Israeli prime minister and comes after a gap of 15 years. Former prime minister Ariel Sharon had visited India in 2003.
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1:54pm: My good friend welcome to India, your visit marks a special beginning to our new year calendar: PM Narendra Modi to PM Netanyahu
1:53pm: Your visit is a long, anticipated movement in the journey of friendship between India and Israel, say PM Modi
1:52pm: It is a great pleasure to welcome PM Netanyahu on his first visit to India, says PM Modi
1:46pm: PM Modi and Israeli PM Netanyahu to issue press statement shortly. Nine MoUs will be signed between the two nations.
12:18pm: PM Modi and Israel PM Netanyahu reach Hyderabad House for delegation-level talks
10:44pm: Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sara Netanyahu pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat
10:23pm: 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: Israeli PM
10:18pm: This is a dawn of a new era in friendship between India and Israel: Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu
10:16pm: Netanyahu inspects guard of honour at Rashtrapati Bhawan
10am: Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu receives ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi.
(Source: The Hindustan Times)