Benjamin Netanyahu's visit will involve a series of events that will showcase the growing friendship with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Israeli prime minister.
In July past year, Modi visited Israel as the first Indian Prime Minister since the establishment of bilateral ties in 1992. Netanyahu not only received Modi at the airport in July, PM Modi was accorded the kind of welcome by every religious sect that is reserved for popes and U.S. presidents, officials had said then.
On Tuesday, Netanyahu, accompanied by his wife Sara, would be travelling to Agra to see the Taj Mahal and return to Delhi to participate in the Raisina Dialogue.
Asked to specify business or defence deals the two countries were likely to sign during Netanyahu's visit, Bhaskar said: "This is a very very special relationship and the visit is to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties".More news: James Cameron Calls Eliza Dushku 'Brave' for Revealing 'Heartbreaking' Assault
He is the second Prime Minister from his country after Ariel Sharon to visit India in the last 25 years of a diplomatic relationship.
Rafael, an Israeli state-owned Rafael weapons and defense maker, announced that India had canceled a 500 million US dollars worth purchase of its Spike anti-tank guided missile. On Monday, he will hold talks with his counterpart PM Modi, covering entire expanse of the ties and explore new areas of cooperation to further deepen the "very very special relationship", the external affairs ministry had said on Thursday.
In Gujarat, Modi and Netanyahu will also visit the Centre of Excellence in Vadrad and inaugurate a Centre of Excellence for date palms in Bhuj via video conference.
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Modi had visited the Jewish state in July a year ago, becoming the first Indian premier to do so.
In the evening, Netanyahu would be arriving in Mumbai where he would be meeting with the Indian Jewish community.
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