New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home after a five day visit to the two countries on Sunday morning. The start of the tour of Prime Minister Modi began on Tuesday with Israel’s three-day tour. After this he joined the G-20 conference in Hamburg, Germany. PM Modi became the first Prime Minister of the country to visit Israel during this period. Israel also called this tour of Indian PM as historic.
The Prime Minister gave three gifts to Indians living in Israel during this period. They announced that people of Indian origin in Israel will get the card of the Overseas Citizens (OCI) of India, even though they have provided compulsory military service here. Secondly, a direct airline will be started between Delhi, Mumbai and Tel Aviv. This can encourage mutual relations between people. He said that while meeting the old demand of the Indian community here, the Indian cultural centre will also be opened in Israel.
Prime Minister Modi and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed various issues including terrorism during the visit. After this, Prime Minister Modi arrived in Hamburg, Germany to participate in the G-20 conference. After the completion of the two-day conference, he returned home on Sunday morning.