India, Israel can shape future together: Netanyahu
Emphasising on the strong bonds shared between people of India and Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's PM who is on a visit to India, on Monday said that both countries can shape the future together.
Speaking at India-Israel CEOs forum in Delhi, Netanyahu thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for extending "magnificent hospitality" to him.
"There is not going to be anymore distinction between high tech & low tech because at the end everything is going to be technology...In the last 5-10 years we have car industries. We have 500 startup companies that receive $ 500 bn investment every year," he said.
"You have brilliant people in India. We have brilliant people in Israel. What we can do, is shape the future together. I believe in India. I came here to say today thank you, PM Modi, for believing in Israel, we believe in India," he added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier on Monday held delegation-level talks with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu during which they discussed a range of key issues including defence, trade and terrorism.
India and Israel signed MOU on - cooperation in oil and gas sector, a protocol on amendments to air transport agreement, agreement on film co-production, field research in homoeopathic medicine, cooperation in the field of space, letter of intent to invest in India, cooperation in metal battery and cooperation in solar thermal energy.
Netanyahu, who is on a six-day visit to India, was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday.