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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be holding bilateral talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

The delegate-level talks between two countries in New Delhi. The two sides are likely to sign several pacts in the areas of oil and gas, renewable energy. Also amended protocol for airports, cyber-security, and co-production of films and documentaries, among others.

Israel and India will announce deals and joint investments in areas. Mainly ranging from defense to renewable energy, Gilad Cohen, deputy director-general in charge of Asia at Israel’s Foreign Ministry.

That day by hosting a private dinner for him. Mr Netanyahu, the first Israeli Prime Minister to visit India in more than a decade.He come in Delhi with wife Sara Netanyahu and a 130-member business delegation.

Mr Netanyahu is in India on a six-day visit. During which the two nations hope to deepen ties in trade and defense.

The Israeli PM is also expected to visit Mumbai. And PM Modi’s home state Gujarat, where the two leaders will hold a joint road show on Wednesday.

Netanyahu, is the second Israeli PM to visit India after Ariel Sharon. also record a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan today.

The two leaders expect to attend the second India-Israel CEO Forum Meeting.

The first one took place when PM Narendra Modi visited Israel in July 2016, becoming the first Indian leader to visit the Jewish state.

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Netanyahu will also address India Israel Business Summit (Including Bridge of Innovation), a business event organised by FICCI at the Durbar Hall, Hotel Taj Diplomatic.

The Union Health Ministry will also sign an agreement with Israel’s Saare Tzedek hospital on homoeopathy and Ayurveda. The Science and Technology Ministry will also sign a pact with Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Netanyahu is leading a high-profile delegation of 130 businessmen from 102 Israeli companies drawn from areas such as agriculture, water, cyber-security, healthcare and security.