Watch live updates: Cut taxes, bureaucracy if you want to be an economic power, says Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

WION Web Team NewDelhi,India Updated: Jan 16, 2018, 02:31 PM(IST)

Netanyahu is in India on a six-day visit. Photograph: ANI


'The main job of both India and Israel is to cut this bureaucracy so the firms can go on with their business of doing business,' he added

Jan 16, 2018, 02:31 PM



Jan 16, 2018, 02:28 PM

The alliance of democracies is important to secure our common future, I believe possibilities are endless. In this visit, we have discussed how we can strengthen our two nations in civilian, security and in every area, says Netanyahu

Jan 16, 2018, 02:25 PM



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Jan 16, 2018, 02:23 PM

India is one of the world's most populous democracies, it's a place that shows humanity can be governed with freedom, that we can secure rights of people, ability to think, speak & believe what we want, society is pluralistic and diverse, free like Israel, says Netanyahu

Jan 16, 2018, 02:13 PM



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Jan 16, 2018, 01:49 PM

If you want to be an economic power, you must reduce and simplify taxes and must cut bureaucracy, says Netanyahu

The main job of both India and Israel is to cut this bureaucracy so that firms can get on with their business of doing business, he adds

Jan 16, 2018, 01:47 PM



Jan 16, 2018, 01:47 PM

Our first requirement, from the time of our first PM, was to achieve the minimum strength required to assure our existence, says Netanyahu

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Jan 16, 2018, 01:44 PM

"The weak don't survive, the strong survive, you make alliances with the strong, you are able to maintain peace by being strong," says Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu at Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi. 

Jan 15, 2018, 03:23 PM

Presentation of concluding report of India-Israel CEOs Forum in Delhi.



Jan 15, 2018, 03:20 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi address India-Israel CEOs forum.



Jan 15, 2018, 03:16 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi invites more Israeli people, businesses & companies to come & work in India.



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Jan 15, 2018, 08:43 AM

My friend Narendra if anytime you want to do a Yoga class with me, you are welcome, thought it will be a bit of a stretch: PM Netanyahu

Jan 15, 2018, 08:42 AM

We remember the horrific savagery in Mumbai (26/11 attacks), we will never give in and will fight back: Israeli PM Netanyahu

Jan 15, 2018, 08:41 AM

It (PM Modi's visit to Israel) excited all Israelis and of course many Israelis of Indian descent and origin came. Well I thought I was in a rock concert. But it was a historic event: Israeli PM Netanyahu

Jan 15, 2018, 08:39 AM

Jews in India have never witnessed anti-semitism like in some other countries, this is a tribute to India's great civilization, tolerance and democracy: PM Netanyahu

Jan 15, 2018, 08:38 AM

Netanyahu praises Indian values, says Jews in India have never faced anti-semitism

Jan 15, 2018, 08:34 AM

You are a revolutionary leader, you have revolutionised India and catapulted this state to the future. Your visit to Israel was groundbreaking as it was the first time an Indian leader visited: PM Netanyahu to PM Modi 



Jan 15, 2018, 08:33 AM

Last year in July, I carried the greetings and friendship of 1.25 billion Indians during my momentous journey to Israel. In return, I was overwhelmed by the generous affection and warmth of the Israeli people led by my friend Bibi (Benjamin Netanyahu): PM Modi

We will strengthen existing pillars of cooperation in areas that touch the lives of our peoples. These are agriculture, science and technology and security.We exchanged views on scaling up the Centers of Excellence that have been a main-stay of agricultural cooperation: PM Modi

In defence, I have invited Israeli companies to take advantage of the liberalised FDI regime to make more in India with our companies: PM Modi 

Jan 15, 2018, 08:28 AM

We have imparted our shared impatience to the implementation of our earlier decisions. The results are already visible on the ground. Our discussions today were marked by convergence to accelerate our engagement and to scale up our partnership: PM Modi

Jan 15, 2018, 08:28 AM

Today and yesterday we reviewed progress in our relations and renewed our relations on the opportunities that beckon us: PM Modi

Jan 15, 2018, 08:23 AM

PM Modi welcomes Netanyahu in Hebrew

My good friend welcome to India, your visit marks a special beginning to our new year calendar: PM Narendra Modi to Netanyahu



Jan 15, 2018, 08:23 AM

Indian and Israel sign nine pacts on space, technology and medicine

Exchange of MoUs between India and Israel including on cyber cooperation, science and technology, oil and gas, film cooperation, homeopathy and alternative medicine

Jan 15, 2018, 08:22 AM

Co-operation in medicine and technology announced

Jan 15, 2018, 08:20 AM

PM Modi, Israeli PM Netanyahu issue joint statement.



Jan 15, 2018, 07:44 AM

PM Modi holds delegation-level talks Israeli PM Netanyahu. A range of key issues, including defence, trade and terrorism, discussed.



Jan 15, 2018, 06:53 AM

PM Modi and Israeli PM Netanyahu have reached the Hyderabad House for delegation level talks.



Jan 15, 2018, 05:42 AM

Earlier visuals of Israeli PM Netanyahu and his wife Sara at the Raj Ghat



Jan 15, 2018, 05:40 AM

Israeli prime minister Netanyahu and Indian PM Modi will next hold delegation level talks at New Delhi's Hyderabad House.

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Jan 15, 2018, 04:50 AM

This is a dawn of a new era in friendship between India and Israel: Israeli PM Netanyahu

Deeply moved by welcome: Israeli PM Netanyahu

It began with PM Modi's historic visit to Israel that created tremendous enthusiasm, it continues with my visit here which I must say is deeply moving for me, my wife and the people of Israel. Heralds a flourishing partnership to bring prosperity, peace and progress for our people: Israeli PM Netanhayu


Jan 15, 2018, 04:49 AM

PM Modi a great friend: Israeli PM Netanyahu

Jan 15, 2018, 04:48 AM

This is the dawn of the New Year: Israeli PM Netanyahu

PM Netanyahu inspects the guard of honour at the Rashtrapati Bhawan



Jan 15, 2018, 04:21 AM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu receives ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi.



Jan 15, 2018, 03:53 AM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on a six-day visit to India, arrived in Delhi yesterday accompanied by his wife Sara Netanyahu and a 130-member business delegation.

Netanyahu, who is the second Israeli PM to visit India after Ariel Sharon in 2003, wrote on Twitter yesterday that his "historic visit" was a "great blessing" for Israel.

Yesterday, PM Modi hosted a private dinner for his Israeli counterpart and his wife.

Netanyahu will be given a ceremonial reception at 10 am at the Rashtrapati Bhawan which will be followed by the wreath laying at the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi.  

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Netanyahu will also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House and hold delegation level talks.  

The primary focus will be on "innovation" -- covering trade, economy, agriculture, water management etc. Discussion on defence and security components are also expected to happen as they have been a strong part of India-Israel relations for a while. 

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The two sides will sign agreements and also issue a joint press statement at Hyderabad House around 1 pm.  

The Israeli Prime Minister will pay a visit to President Ram Nath Kovind later in the day.

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