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- Translation Welcome to end up being able to Israel and to Jerusalem. This is surely an historic visit. for the
really first time, an Indian President offers come to Israel your president of the largest democracy
inside the world coming to the only democracy inside the middle East. We're just about all
impressed, Mr. President, through the changes India is undergoing within the previous couple of a
lengthy time its expanding economy, a massive assortment of millions leaving the cycle associated
with poverty, extraordinary development.
India is truly a vast nation as well as Israel is actually a tiny country, however together we're doing
extremely large issues throughout science, technology, commerce, cyber, agriculture, energy, h2o
and also in security.
The new globe will be changing with a speed unprecedented within human history also it presents us
together with huge possible along with diverse partnerships. Mr. President, the close to future is
connected with those that demonstrate their own capability to invent and innovate, as well as both
our peoples succeed in that. We're cooperating in order to realize this innovative prospective to
improve well-being and produce prosperity in order to our countries much more well-being, a lot
more prosperity, because the possible is absolutely limitless.
The variances in between India and also Israel in dimensions as well as population tend to be
enormous, but at the identical moment you can find obvious resemblances in which bind us together.
The initial such connection is cultural. Our 2 cultures tend to be amongst one with the most ancient
cultures inside the world, along with that's your true basis by means of which in turn we embrace
the future together. These People tend to be cultures built upon philosophy, wisdom, literature, the
actual pursuit of truth and in addition the quest for your secret involving life as well as the secret of
the universe.
My late uncle ElishaNetanyahu, that was obviously a mathematics professor at the Technion,
accustomed to speak admiringly concerning the genius associated with Indian mathematicians. We,
the Jews, have got Einstein. He was obviously a physicist. You, the particular Indians, have
Ramanujan as well as other mathematicians and also physicists.
Long prior to our countries gained independence from British rule in much more or less the identical
time, there was individuals amongst us have been fascinated through the others culture as well as
the others efforts to acquire independence, which usually anyone took portion in, Mr. President.
Since early as 1930, our very first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, spoke with regards to the great
desire of the peoples of India with regard to independent national along with political expression and
on another side, the actual famous Indian poet Tagore, the particular 1913 Nobel Reward laureate
for literature, declared which Zionism had been certainly 1 of your foundations of globe peace and
justice. Tagore observed our folks as a bridge among East and also West, concurring with the Father
regarding Zionism, Herzl, which emphasized that the Jewish state would be a new bridge among
Asia along with Europe, which is actually happening today.
The second link between us is actually our commitment to democracy. Democracy just isn't only a
kind of government; it is truly a means of existence as well as expresses the particular deeply-held
values of freedom and opposing tyranny. Indeed, even within the confront of the genuinely amazing

challenges regarding fanaticism along with war as well as terrorism that have befallen each
countries, Israel along with India possess maintained exemplary democracies for seven decades.
And Mr. President, you might be really educated about the complications associated to be able to
democracy. We were built using a opportunity to speak a little inside the workplace in the Speaker.
Additionally you served as Minister of Finance, and definitely anybody on this home which may be
the minister of finance will be familiar with the difficulties and also stumbling blocks in any
democratic process. Democracy is sometimes frenetically dynamic and a new few say it just isn't
effective. I say it will become the the majority of efficient system regarding management pertaining
to small nations along with large nations alike, because it channels the particular imaginative
agency in each along with every each citizen; and it permits solving disputes via dialogue and debate
and also ultimately at the ballot box.
This cultural democratic connection among us can become a very effective bond. but there will be a
third connection too, which in turn anyone referred to, and that is your technological-scientific
connection. After I has been studying from MIT in the USA, I achieved all students coming from
India and had been impressed by their ability as well as skill. Finance Minister Kachlon just
explained that whenever he attended any course not necessarily not even near to there, with
Harvard University, seven of every ten professors had been Indian. I often hear which in some places
of Silicon Valley 1 can hear 2 principal languages Hebrew as well as the a variety of dialects
regarding Hindi, and each once inside a although one can hear several English too. This can easily
be obviously hyperbole, however the point is always that time has come pertaining to our
technologists and also entrepreneurs, not just inside academia, to fulfill one another a lot more
often, certainly not inside California, however in our own countries, inside our Silicon Wadi and in
the Bangalore.
Mr. President, when you mentioned, we are advertising Israel as the leading country in cyber
security. We're creating a really significant center; it is open up and will be also nonetheless being
built-in Beer Sheva, at Ben Gurion University, having an industrial park to become able to which
usually all associated with the biggest companies in the world are coming. We will be extremely
happy, Mr. President, if Indian mathematicians and also entrepreneurs would come and also
collaborate using us in this Silicone Valley, and I guarantee to transmit reciprocal delegations to
always be able to Bangalore. This is incredibly important.
The Prime Minister of India, my pal Narendra Modi, as well as I possess agreed about economic and
technological cooperation between Israel as well as India on an unprecedented scale, plus it is
actually getting location already. Initial and foremost is implementing the actual Four-Colour
Revolution that he features set as a national objective the particular 4 colors of the Indian flag:
orange with regard to solar energy, green regarding agricultural development, white for the
progression of the dairy industry and blue regarding improving drinking water quality.
Prime Minister Modi informed me we talk around the phone frequently so we achieved not too long
ago in the UN he informed me in our newest conversation: We want Israel. He said: We can not
implement the particular Four-Colour Revolution without you.
Mr. President, I just take this as a huge compliment with regard to our country. Israel is satisfied to
have aboard with this particular project. We use a sunny nation and also we are creating advanced
solar systems. Your invention associated with drip irrigation features enabled us in order to irrigate
arid places and also effectively fight desertification. We have got agricultural innovations which help
us improve crop yields and also improve their quality. The Particular average yield associated with
an Israeli dairy cow may become the highest in the world a lot much more than a new Dutch cow, a

new French cow or even every other cow. We have got built large desalination plants, that are
dramatically improving our water economy generally and in arid areas within particular.
Mr. President, our output through rainwater can be down by simply half; in our 67 numerous years
of independence, our population has grown tenfold; our GDP for each capita is 40 occasions higher;
nevertheless we don't have a drinking water issue weve solved it by recycling h2o and taking benefit
of some other technologies in which we get been leaders, and we will gladly give India these
technologies to use.
Mr. President, there is a value Israel along with India spend to be 2 pluralistic democracies together
with proud pasts which openly embrace the future. Our a pair of countries are usually attacked by
radical terrorists that feel that our freedoms threaten these in supplement in order to their globe
views. Your plague associated with terrorism is a challenge that will your current country along with
our country are already coping with for many years. We admit it by yourself yet sadly together, like
once the horrific terrorist attack took devote Mumbai seven many years ago, as well as the Chabad
house ended up being certainly one of its targets.
Murderous terrorism, that targets innocents, offers simply no moral justification. It should be fought
with just about all of our might, and also which is what we're doing now at a period when Israels
citizens are increasingly being attacked by simply incited rioters. Whilst we strive for coexistence
and also peace, I would state that so as for you to achieve coexistence as well as peace, we should
ensure it is clear to our enemies which terrorism is certainly not heading to defeat us, it can not pay,
not suicide terrorism. Therefore, we decided in the Cabinet meeting yesterday in which in addition
to demolishing the actual homes associated with terrorists, we is not necessarily going to allow new
houses being built exactly where houses were torn down. We will confiscate the property regarding
terrorists who've carried out attacks. We will revoke permanent residency status via terrorists and in
which we use IDF soldiers to always be able to reinforce police forces inside cities as well as
alongside roads. This can be our duty as a responsible leadership to stand strong when faced with
terrorists whom have no qualms with regards to using human life.
In addition, we'll fight the actual inciters that spread blood libels to end up being able to provoke
murderous attacks against us. They Will are likely to end up being able to do this increasingly over
your internet. The Particular massive wave regarding fundamentalism that is flooding the particular
Center East and additionally the entire world can be aggravated through the link in between radical
Islam as well as Facebook. Ignorance, the actual come again to early Medievalism, meets technology
as well as harnesses it for its needs. This particular is the particular place hordes involving
youngsters are usually swept up within the murderous as well as distorted delusions of ISIS, and
additionally this is the actual place hordes associated with Palestinian youngsters and youngsters
are usually trapped in the murderous along with distorted delusions in the radical Islamists about us
as well as unfortunately among us, who spread fabrications, that way we wish to always be able to
destroy your al-Aqsa Mosque or disturb your status quo on the Temple Mount. In Which is a lie, and
also a large 1 in that. We are the particular type whom faithfully protect the sacred sites of most
religions, within Jerusalem and elsewhere in our country.
We respect almost all religious beliefs, just as with India people of many various beliefs coexist, and
then pertaining to any effort you make to always be able to safeguard mutual respect will be
produced by us as well. Yet when religious incitement ignites a religious conflagration, and the
gospel regarding fundamentalism inspires horrible violence, we get to refuse more. We won't permit
the radicals to destroy the factor in which was built more than generations through tough work. I
could start to determine the efforts from the heads involving nearby councils, public leaders within
the Israeli Arab population who're wanting to restore coexistence. It will be not nearly enough yet,

but they bravely fully stand up and so they have began to say: Dont destroy our country, dont ruin
the coexistence.
I appreciate what I listen to and I hope, for the great of everyone, that individuals will hear really it
because religious fanaticism has been eroding the entire middle East more than your most recent
years. This will be pulling countries apart, triggering massacres involving hundreds of thousands of
people and in addition the exile of millions, also it is essential to address against it throughout any
way possible. Fanatics tend to be destroying ancient cultural treasures as well as historical websites
who have stood for years as well as millennia. Imagine, Mr. President, that someone would
maliciously ruin the actual famous temples of India or possibly the Taj Mahal. This specific is the 1
thing that is actually occurring all around us.
And inside the encounter associated with this wave associated with mass murder which is washing
over our region, Israel is hawaiian isle associated with stability even throughout this time associated
with turbulence. We are facing terrorism, we're facing ongoing threats to end up being able to
annihilate our country, and we will overcome. These People is certainly not going to accomplish
what they seek. We're established to end up being able to respond.
Mr. President, the particular terrorists are generally striving to complete most they're in the position
to for you to thwart any effort to reach reconciliation also to restart your peace process. I'm telling
you: Israel desires peace. I want peace. I want renewed peace talks with our Palestinian neighbors
immediately, without preconditions. Along With it will be a challenging negotiation since in order for
us in order to achieve peace, terrorism must stop and in which we should have real safety
arrangements about the ground. Higher Than all, to be able for people for you to attain peace, the
Palestinians will finally have to recognize the proper with the Jewish people to the nation state. they
want us for you to recognize their own nation state, these people should be thus kind as to recognize
ours. Your peace we wish with regard to must be a new real peace, the secure peace and an
everlasting peace.
Mr. President, I am aware that you talk about our desire pertaining to peace and security, and I
must inform you that we feel the genuinely amazing empathy along with affection India has for the
Jewish people. the great Bnei Menashe people, whose members get occur and therefore are via India
in order to Israel, function as a living bridge among us, as well as with their love for Israel as well as
their great humility and also through impressive efforts, they may be absorbed in to Israeli society,
nevertheless they furthermore produce in which living bridge in between our two peoples.
As a person know, India can be a favorite destination for Israeli backpackers. Tens involving a huge
amount of Israelis visit India every year, mostly newly discharged IDF soldiers, but also many adults
as well as entire families. Along With you will find entire villages in India in that the indicators are in
Hebrew, helping these Israeli tourists really feel more in home. they arrive house captivated simply
by the country, which may be seen as a cultural richness along with infinite sights and also colors.
But there's 1 event related to these tourists that will symbolizes the particular particular bond that is
turning out to be actually stronger between India and Israel. In The Actual course Of the particular
recent earthquake that will struck Nepal, it was India and also Israel in which sent your largest
search-and-rescue delegations to aid the actual Nepalese people during its duration of need. Not
Really only do we send search-and-rescue teams, however they labored within cooperation. I
telephoned my pal Prime Minister Modi by means of thanking him for his cooperation. He provided
aircrafts as well as airports for our teams use. As Well As he explained one thing really important: I
see the cooperation between us, in between India along with Israel, for your advantage with the
Nepalese people, as being a shining instance of friendship between nations.

Distinguished President, I see your visit to Israel as the possible historic milestone in the continuing
development of the actual friendship between our 2 nations. This is demonstrated inside every little
thing I possess described; it finds expression inside the change in Indias classic voting pattern
throughout international forums which conveys what precisely is truly getting location between our
peoples, among our governments, between our countries. This could be not really merely a shining
instance of friendship among nations, but also any signal for the future what goodwill, human genius
and furthermore the mobilization involving nations can do for the benefit of all humanity.
Welcome in order to Israel,
Welcome in order to Jerusalem,
Welcome, our true friend.