Israeli President Rivlin to arrive in Mumbai on eight-day India visit

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 14 (ANI): Israeli President Reuven Rivlin will be arriving in Mumbai on Monday on an eight-day visit to India at the invitation of President Pranab Mukherjee. The Israeli President will be accompanied by his spouse Nechama Rivlin and a high-level delegation comprising officials, academicians and business leaders. During his visit from 14-21, President Rivlin will be received by President Mukherjee, who will also host a banquet in his counterpart's honour. Later, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari would call on him. On November15, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold bilateral discussions with President Rivlin and will also host a lunch for him. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj would call on President Rivlin. President Rivlin is expected to meet business leaders of both of India and Israel. He will also be visiting 'Centre of Excellence' in agriculture in Karnal and participate in Agro Tech - 2016. India and Israel enjoy excellent relations marked by strong ties in the areas of economy and commerce, science and technology, research and innovation, culture and tourism, education etc, said a statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs on November 9 in New Delhi. (ANI)