Yogi receives Netanyahu for Taj Mahal visit

ANI | Updated: Jan 16, 2018 13:22 IST

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 16 (ANI): Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara were received by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Agra on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Netanyahu, his wife Sara and Chief Minister Adityanath then visited Taj Mahal 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.

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 the Prime Minister Narendra 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)