Tel Aviv, July 5, 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Israel is a historic one indeed. Prime Minister received an extraordinary welcome by Israeli Prime Minister who welcomed him at the airport with a warm embrace.
Accompanied by Israeli PM Netanyahu, PM Modi began his trip with a visit to the Danziger Flower Farm in Tel Aviv, where advanced agriculture technologies were showcased by the Israeli Government.
However, the highlight of the visit was that a flower has been named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Israel’s official Twitter handle in a post said, “New fast-growing Israeli Crysanthumun flower named in honor of PM @narendramodi and will be called “MODI”. Indeed, a #GrowingPartnership!” Ministery of External Affairs Spokesperson Gopal Baglay, took to Twitter and wrote, “A symbol of blooming rltn’p! In a spl gesture, a new fast growing variety of chrysanthemum flower named aftr PM @narendramodi.”
Beginning his trip with a focus on agriculture, PM Narendra Modi along with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Danziger Flower Farm today. According to PMO India, advanced agriculture technologies were showcased by the Israeli Government at the farm. The two leaders were briefed about the research technologies that are being used at the Danziger Flower Farm for floriculture. Not only this, to show how important Israel considers his visit, a fast-growing Israeli Crysanthumun flower has been named ‘MODI’ in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Located in Moshav Mishmar Hashiva, 56 km from Jerusalem, in central Israel, the Danziger flower farm was founded in 1953. It is one of srael’s leading floriculture companies with approximately 80,000 square meters of state-of-the-art greenhouses specialising in reproduction of plants, according to a PTI report.
TNT News with inputs from news agencies