Israeli PM visits Taj Mahal

ANI | Updated: Jan 16, 2018 15:51 IST

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 16 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara visited the Taj Mahal on Tuesday afternoon.

Earlier in the day, they were received by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Agra.

The Israeli premier, who is on a six-day visit to India, is accompanied by his wife Sara and a 130-member delegation from various sectors, including cyber, agriculture and defence.

Yesterday, on day two of his visit, Netanyahu held bilateral talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi.

Following the delegate-level talks, the two sides inked nine pacts in various sectors including oil and gas, amended protocol for airports, and cybersecurity, among others

Apart from Delhi and Agra, Netanyahu will be visiting Gujarat and Mumbai, and will be accompanied by Prime Minister Modi on extensive portions of his visit.

Earlier yesterday, the two prime ministers attended a ceremony to mark the formal renaming of iconic Teen Murti Chowk as Teen Murti-Haifa Chowk. (ANI)