New Delhi : Israel greeted India on Sunday which marks the International Friendship Day, in a unique manner. The Israel Embassy in India tweeted : “Happy #FriendshipDay2019 India! May our ever-strengthening friendship & #growingpartnership touch greater heights.”
Happy #FriendshipDay2019 India!
— Israel in India (@IsraelinIndia) August 4, 2019
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 film Sholay.
Both the countries share an extensive economic, military and strategic relationship that has strengthened in recent years.
Netanyahu was the first world leader to congratulate Modi for scripting an “impressive victory”in the 2019 General Elections and had vowed to strengthen their “great friendship” as well as bilateral ties with India.