New Delhi: Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Ya`alon will visit India next week for high-level meetings in Delhi and Bengaluru with Indian government officials.
The minister will inaugurate the Israeli pavilion at Aero India 2015 in Bengaluru.
Ya`alon will head a senior delegation of ministry of defense officials including the director general of ministry of defence Maj. Gen. Dan Harel (reserve) and
CEO`s of Israeli Defence companies.
Fifteen Israeli companies are expected to exhibit in Aero India in a total area of 1,100 sqm and hundreds of Israeli representatives will participate in the exhibition.
"The visit of Minister of Defence Ya`alon to India is an important event and the manifestation of the growing relations between the two countries across the board, including in defence cooperation. India and Israel share many challenges and interests and I am sure this visit will strengthen the friendship and partnership we have with India," Israeli Ambassador Daniel Carmon said.