Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed by India's Narendra Modi in Jan. 2018. (AP) (AP)
Benjamin Netanyahu, Narendra Modi

With Prime Minister Netanyahu visiting India, enhancing ties between the two countries, it’s the perfect time to learn 10 amazing facts about the Israel-India bond!

Prior to his departure to India, the Israeli prime minister said he was “strengthening ties between Israel and this important global power [India]. This serves our security, economic, trade and tourism interests, as well as many other areas. This is a great blessing for the State of Israel.”

Netanyahu’s official visit marks 25 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries and takes place some six months after Modi’s historic visit to Israel in July.

India and Israel have a special friendship and the reciprocal visits over the past year reflect that deepening bond.

Here are 10 incredible things you probably didn’t know about the relationship between these two beautiful countries!

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