External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar who is on a five day visit to Israel, today called on Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. He conveyed the greetings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a tweet, Dr Jaishankar said, it was warm and rich discussion on realizing the full potential of the strategic partnership. He said, Prime Minister Bennett’s purposeful and focused approach to it was deeply encouraging. The External Affairs Minister said, the Prime Minister’s sharing of his strategic perspectives was also very valuable. He said, India and Israel will work even more closely to realize their partnership’s vision for the next 30 years.
Dr Jaishankar also called on President of Israel Isaac Herzog. The External Affairs Minister said, the conversation covered changes in the geopolitical landscape. He deeply appreciated the Israel President’s visible commitment to taking the bilateral ties to the next level.
Dr Jaishankar unveiled the memorial plaque for Indian Army soldiers who fought at the Battle of Tabsor in the Megiddo Offensive of September 1918. He said, this is part of a larger India Trail that will bring out the role of Indian soldiers in shaping the history of this region. The External Affairs Minister said, he is honoured to visit the site of the famous battle of Tabsor of World War I at Raanana. He saluted the valour of the Indian soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice there.