On International Day on Sunday, Israel greeted India in a unique manner. Israel Embassy in India tweeted: “Happy #FriendshipDay2019 India! May our ever-strengthening friendship & #growingpartnership touch greater heights.”
Along with the tweet, the Israel embassy attached a video clip that shows several photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu shaking hands and greeting each other. The background song in the video is the ‘Yeh dosti hum nahi todenge’ song from the Bollywood flick Sholay.
Happy #FriendshipDay2019 India!
— Israel in India (@IsraelinIndia) August 4, 2019
India and Israel share an extensive economic, military and strategic relationship that has strengthened in recent years.
Recently, an election advertisement banner, featuring the image of Modi standing with Netanyahu, was spotted in Israel.