Thursday, July 6, ended a two-day visit of Prime Minister Narendra modi to Israel.
At the international airport named Ben-Gurion held a farewell ceremony of the members of the Indian delegation, which was attended by the head of the Israeli government Benjamin Netanyahu.
— The first ever visit of the Prime Minister of India to Israel. Photos
On the last day of the visit, Netanyahu and modi flew by helicopter from Jerusalem to Haifa. They visited the British military cemetery, where are buried the Indian soldiers who died in combat in 1917-1918. The heads of government laid wreaths at the monument to Indian soldiers who took part in the ceremony of the establishment of a memorial plate and left notes in the guest book of the cemetery.
After the ceremony, Netanyahu and modi went to the beach in Hadera. They chose the beach «Olga», where off your shoes and walked along the beach and entered the water, continuing to discuss the relations between the two countries.
They were presented a car for the desalination and purification of water. This machine is able to provide daily drinking water for 22 million people.
Heads of government were invited to sample desalinated and purified seawater. Israel plans to put mobile desalination plants in India.
Earlier, Narendra modi held talks with Reuven Rivlin, Binyamin Netanyahu and Yitzhak Herzog, visited the Museum «Yad Vashem», Israel Museum, met with the boy whose parents died in the terrorist attack in Mumbai and also visited the farm «Dan Danziger» in the Mishmar and Shiva.
Modi’s visit is timed to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, on this trip accompanied by a business delegation. During the visit, signed several important agreements on economic and military-technical cooperation.