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India, Israel to enhance cooperation, collaboration

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and will be enhancing cooperation in various fields during the upcoming visit of Israel's to

"We are striving for increasing cooperation and collaboration in various fields," said Israel's to at a on Friday.

The informed that cooperation in areas of agriculture, water, defence, food industry, science and technology, trade and innovation would be on the top of agenda during the visit and various MoUs could be signed in these sectors.

Carmon said the Netanyahu's visit was happening at a time when the countries were celebrating 25 years of their diplomatic relations.

He emphasised that the strong connect between and his Indian counterpart Modi would help bilateral ties.

"130 will be accompanying which reflects aspirations of both sides to increase trade and business. There is also a schedule meeting with in Mumbai," the said.

Prime Minister Netanyahu would arrive on a six-day visit to India, starting from January 14.

During his visit, the Prime Minister Netanyahu will hold meetings with Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Modi, and

In addition, Netanyahu will give an inaugural speech at the Raisina Dialogue and meet with the Indo-Israeli CEOs at the forum.

In Gujarat, the Indian and Israeli Prime Ministers will visit the in Vadrad and inaugurate a for date palms in Bhuj via video conference. They will also visit the iCreate innovation campus and center.

In Mumbai, Netanyahu will meet members of Jewish community and participate in a gathering of Indian business leaders. He will also reach out to Bollywood in an exclusive 'Shalom Bollywood' event.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 16:05 IST