With both nations seeking to augment cooperation with one another, Rivlin will meet with Indian President Mukherjee as well as PM Modi in an effort to promote projects in the fields of defense, agriculture and water technologies.
By Itamar Eichner
President Reuven Rivlin and his wife landed in India on Monday morning for a state visit at the invitation of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee as the two nations seek to advance their bilateral cooperation.
During the visit, President Rivlin will join President Mukherjee in opening an agro-tech conference in the city of Chandigarh, hold meetings with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, and visit several sites of cooperation and joint projects between the two countries. Continue Reading »
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee visits Yad Veshem with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin during his historic first visit to Israel.
Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin received the President of the Republic of India, Pranab Mukherjee, on the latter’s first state visit to Israel. In his greeting to the Indian leader, Rivlin mentioned the problems that both countries face in the security arena, saying: “We are working together to protect the security of both nations from terrorism and fundamentalism.”
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee visits Yad Veshem with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin during historic first visit to Jerusalem, October 14, 2015 – Photo: Mark Nyman/Government Press Office
Mukherjee responded with a statement alluding to the current security situation in Israel, declaring that “India condemns any kind of terrorism, and we always hope for a non-violent solution to all the problems.” Continue Reading »