Modi meets Indian students in Israel

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Tel Aviv, July 6 (IANS) In the last engagement of his historic visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met a group of Indian students pursuing higher studies in Israel.

“It was great to meet Indian students,” Modi tweeted later.

In recent years, an increasing number of students from India have been going to Israel for postgraduate studies.

Ahead of this meeting, Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended an India-Israel CEO’s Round Table.

They started the day by paying homage at the Haifa Indian Cemetery that has the graves of 44 Indian soldiers who died during World War I.

And on their way to Tel Aviv, Modi and Netanyahu viewed a demonstration of a mobile sea water desalination plant at a beach.

Modi arrived here on Tuesday in the first visit to Israel by an Indian Prime Minister.

–IANS

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