Asked whether purchase of Spike anti-tank guided missiles Z$I*(ATGMs) from Israel through the government-to-government (G-to-G) route will be discussed during Netanyahu's visit, Bhaskar refused to give a direct reply.
Just before leaving for India, Israeli PM expressed his keenness to strengthen bilateral relations with India.
Soon after his arrival on Sunday, Netanyahu and Modi attended a ceremony at the Teen Murti Memorial to rename it Teen Murti Haifa Chowk.
The Israeli Prime Minister, who is the second Prime Minister from his country after Ariel Sharon to visit India in the last 25 years, will aim at boosting diplomatic ties with New Delhi.
He will also meet his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and hold delegation level talks.More news: Archer Daniels Midland (NYSE:ADM) Getting Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows
He reiterated his personal chemistry with PM saying, "Indian Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi is a close friend of Israel and of mine and I appreciate the fact that he will accompany me on extensive parts of my visit".
Israeli Ambassador to India Daniel Carmon on Friday down played India's stand at the UN General Assembly over the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in place of Tel Aviv, saying New Delhi's view "cannot influence" Indo-Israel ties. This aids us in security, economy, trade, tourism and many other fields. "This is a great blessing for the State of Israel", he added.
He is accompanied by the largest-ever business delegation to travel with an Israeli leader.
Later in the day, he will meet Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj.
On Wednesday, PM Modi will accompany Netanyahu to Ahmedabad.More news: Government, citing ruling, again will accept requests for DACA protection
Netanyahu had called Modi's "historic visit" a "very significant step" in strengthening bilateral relations that are on a "constant upswing".
Both Modi and Netanyahu will visit two centres of excellency in Ahmedabad and inaugurate one.
Modi will also join Netanyahu during a visit to a Center of Excellence for Vegetables at Vadrad in Gujarat. He said the Indian prime minister will host Netanyahu in his home state and termed it as an "important gesture".
On Thursday he will meet with Indian business leaders at a "power breakfast" and attend two memorial services for the victims of the 26/11 attack at the Taj hotel and Nariman House, also known as Chabad House, a place of worship for Jews in Mumbai.More news: The Walking Dead renewed for season 9 with a new showrunner