Israel will open two water technology centers in India

New Delhi: India and Israel signed agreements on cooperation in setting up two water technology centers in India and providing temporary employment to Indian workers in Israel.

The agreements were reached at Hyderabad House meeting between External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and visiting Israeli Foreign Minister Eli Cohen.  Eli Cohen arrived in India this morning on an important political-economic visit. He led an economic delegation consisting of 36 Israeli businessmen, mainly from the fields of water management and agriculture.

Israeli Foreign Minister  Cohen held bilateral meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister Dr. Jaishankar, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat.

According to official information received from the Israeli Embassy, the two countries reviewed the progress in I2U2 and held wide-ranging discussions on cooperation in security, economy, technology, innovation, connectivity and health.

Cohen also inaugurated the CII India-Israel Business Forum. Three MoUs were signed during the event, marking a new era of collaboration and partnership between the business communities of both the countries.

During the visit, a Framework Agreement was signed between the Government of the State of Israel and the Government of the Republic of India on facilitation of temporary employment of Indian workers in specific labor market sectors (care workers and construction workers) in Israel. The two countries also signed a letter of intent to set up two centers of water technology in India.

A project named World on Wheels was launched by the Embassy of Israel in India in the presence of the Israeli Foreign Minister. The initiative aims to facilitate digital literacy, personality development and entrepreneurship training in rural parts of India. This is one of the many projects undertaken by the Embassy with local partners in India in the field of education.

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