PM Modi, Israel’s Netanyahu discuss expanding cooperation in health, defence and IT – india news


Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday mentioned the potential for increasing bilateral collaboration in well being know-how, defence and data know-how.

Throughout a cellphone dialog, the 2 leaders “agreed the post-Covid world would create additional avenues for mutually helpful partnerships in lots of areas”, in keeping with a readout from the exterior affairs ministry.

They mentioned potential areas through which India and Israel might develop cooperation within the context of the pandemic, together with analysis and growth in vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics.

“They agreed to keep up the continuing exchanges between skilled groups of each nations, and likewise concurred that the fruits of such collaboration needs to be made out there for the broader advantage of humanity,” the assertion mentioned.

“Particularly, they assessed super scope for increasing the already strong India-Israel collaboration in areas like well being know-how, agricultural innovation, defence cooperation and data know-how,” it added.

Modi reiterated his congratulations to Netanyahu for his latest assumption of workplace, and mentioned the bilateral partnership would proceed to flourish underneath his management and steering. The 2 leaders agreed to stay in contact to share assessments and seek the advice of one another on rising alternatives and challenges within the altering international situation.

Modi additionally spoke on the cellphone with Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen and mentioned the Covid-19 pandemic. They agreed to proceed ongoing cooperation to assist one another’s expatriates and facilitate their evacuation.

India is dedicated to strengthening its ties with Cambodia, an essential member of Asean, Modi mentioned.

The leaders reviewed the bilateral growth partnership, together with capability constructing programmes and fast impression tasks underneath the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation framework.