India, Israel to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties

New Delhi, Feb 27 IANS) India and Israel will hold a series of events in both countries on a variety of subjects to celebrate the silver jubilee of their diplomatic relations, an official release said on Monday.

On Tuesday, a logo will be unveiled jointly by Amar Sinha, Secretary (Economic Relation) and Daniel Carmon, lsraeli Ambassador to India, at the lndira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts here to mark the occasion.

“India and Israel have been cooperating with each other on many fronts and achieved many milestones in fostering bilateral relationship,” a Ministry of External Affairs release said.

Ever since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1992, India and Israel have been cooperating in many areas like defence, agriculture, science and technology, education, dairy, innovation etc.

India is one of the leading importers of Israeli defence equipment, including missiles, drones, radars and other critical military components.

Israel is also a major contributor of defence technology to India.