Narendra Modi to be the first Indian PM to visit Israel
New Delhi : Narendra Modi will be known as the first Indian Prime Minister who will visit the Jewish nation that is a pariah for most of New Delhi’s traditional Arab allies. His trip was announced by external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday.
• Mr Modi to be the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel
• His trip was announced by external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj
• With no specific time mentioned announcement added Palestine and Jordan as other nations in the visit.
• Israel and India share extensive economic, defence and strategic relations
• Modi had visited Israel in 2006 as the chief minister of Gujarat
• Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon became the first premier from that country to visit India when he came here in 2003.
• Israel and India had been seeing ministerial visits in history.