External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had extended an invitation to Bennett from Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Israel last year.
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Gilon said it is his privileged to be given this opportunity of taking forward the growing strategic partnership between Israel and India.
On Tuesday, Jaishankar met with Israeli Parliament Speaker Mickey Levy and the two leaders discussed at length the common challenges faced by the two countries like radicalisation.
Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, who is currently on a five-day visit to Israel, participated in a quadrilateral meeting with his counterparts from Israel, US and UAE on Monday, Oct 18.
Jaishankar urged Israeli business, including from the defence sector, to invest in the country and take advantage of its business-friendly policies.
The Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement that Jaishankar will pay an official visit to Israel from October 17-21 at the invitation of Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Lapid.
Netanyahu, who is on a six-day visit to India, was granted a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan ahead of his delegation level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
India had last month joined 127 other countries to vote in the United Nations General Assembly in favour of a resolution opposing the decision of Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
An opinion piece in the Haaretz analyses why despite Israel having wooed India strongly all these decades from the time of founder David Ben-Gurion, why New Delhi had rebuffed it.