Ground Report | New Delhi: India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had congratulated Israel’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid by tweeting on Thursday. Jaishankar wrote in his tweet, “I admire your warmth towards India. Your commitment to our strategic partnership has not waned.
In response to Jaishankar’s tweet, Yer Lapid wrote on Friday, “Thank you Minister. Nice talking to you. I look forward to welcoming you to Israel soon.”
Earlier, Prime Minister Modi had congratulated the new Prime Minister of Israel, Naftali Bennett. PM Modi had said that next year will be the 30th year of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Israel. PM Modi had said that the relationship between the two countries is very deep. PM Modi also thanked Benjamin Netanyahu, who left last week after being in power for 12 years.
Lapid, the head of the Yesh Atid party, would take over premiership in September 2023 under a power-sharing deal with Bennett, serving for two years till the end of the term.
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Bennett on being sworn in as Israel’s new prime minister and said he looked forward to meeting him and deepening the strategic partnership between the two countries as they seek diplomatic ties next year. Celebrating 30 years of upgrades.
In his tweet, Modi also expressed his “deep gratitude” to Netanyahu, whose long term as Israel’s prime minister ended on Sunday. Modi thanked Netanyahu for his “personal attention” on the India-Israel Strategic Partnership.” After completing his successful tenure as Prime Minister of the State of Israel, I would like to pay personal attention to your leadership and the India-Israel Strategic Partnership. My deepest gratitude to @netanyahu,” Modi tweeted.
The personal chemistry between the two leaders has been talked about frequently in the Israeli media and Prime Minister Modi received a royal welcome during his historic visit to the Jewish state in July 2017, when Netanyahu was almost a shadow of him throughout his visit. were together.