On the fourth day of his India visit, Isreali Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended a slew of events with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat. Netanyahu was all praises for his Indian counterpart as he visited the Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Vadrad. Netanyahu praised PM Modi saying that India has a great leader and vision. “I know something about Mashav. We operate in many countries but the biggest project that Mashav has is here in India because India has a leader, has a vision,” says Benjamin Netanyahu in Vadrad. Mashav is Israel’s agency for international development cooperation in the ministry of foreign affairs. The Isreali PM has shown great bonhomie with PM Modi in his visit, with both of them meeting at a number of events over various locations.
I know something about Mashav. We operate in many countries but the biggest project that Mashav has is here in India because India has a leader, has a vision: #BenjaminNetanyahu, Israel PM in Vadrad #NetanyahuInIndia pic.twitter.com/7wwRxoJr0Z
— ANI (@ANI) January 17, 2018
At Vadrad, stressing on the use of technology in agriculture, PM Modi said that it is important to use the latest technology when it comes to agriculture. Farmers gain immensely thanks to technology, he added.
Praising Israel’s booming agricultural sector, PM Modi said that the country stands out in its innovative techniques in this area. “We are all aware of the strides Israel has made in agriculture, including when it comes to managing water resources and irrigation. Israel shows the way on how to transform a nation with the agriculture sector at the core” said PM Modi in Vadrad. “With the help of technology & advanced Science, Israel has brought revolution in the sector of agriculture,” added PM Modi.
We are all aware of the strides Israel has made in agriculture, including when it comes to managing water resources and irrigation. Israel shows the way on how to transform a nation with the agriculture sector at the core: PM @narendramodi
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) January 17, 2018
The Prime Minister also said that it is important to devote attention to irrigation, innovative methods of farming. “We are working towards doubling farmer incomes by 2022. For this, optimum utilisation of land resources, ensuring minimum wastage and understanding the needs of the market assume importance,” PM Modi said while addressing the farmers in Vadrad. He also thanked the Isreali PM for meeting the farmers in Vadrad. “Our relation with Israel through Centre of Excellence has to be taken forward to bring about change. I thank PM Netanyahu for taking time for our farmers and talking to them. Our cooperation with Israel is diverse and benefits both our nation, ” PM Modi said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu today held a roadshow in Ahmedabad under a heavy security blanket. The roadshow concluded at Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram, after traversing 8 km. At ‘Hriday Kunj’, Gandhi’s home in the ashram, Modi showed them Gandhi’s room and the articles he used. Netanyahu and his wife tried their hands at Gandhi’s cherished spinning wheel. Modi also showed kites to the Israeli prime minister, whose visit comes just a few days after ‘Uttarayana’, the popular festival of kites in Gujarat.