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- Translation Welcome in order to Israel also to Jerusalem. This is surely an historic visit. With Regard To the 1st
time, an Indian President features come to Israel your president in the largest democracy inside the
world coming towards the only democracy in the middle East. We are most impressed, Mr.
President, by the changes India is actually undergoing inside the most recent a extended time its
growing economy, countless millions leaving the particular cycle associated with poverty,
extraordinary development.
India is actually a huge country and Israel can be a small country, however collectively we have been
doing very huge things within science, technology, commerce, cyber, agriculture, energy, drinking
water and within addition within security.
The new world will be changing at a speed unprecedented within human history plus it presents us
with massive prospective and also diverse partnerships. Mr. President, the future belongs to those
who demonstrate their own ability to invent and also innovate, and each our peoples master that.
We're working together to always be able to realize this innovative potential to improve well-being
and produce prosperity to be able to our countries a lot more well-being, a lot more prosperity, as
the prospective will be absolutely limitless.
The differences among India as well as Israel in dimensions and also population are usually
enormous, yet from the identical occasion you will find obvious resemblances that will bind us
together. The very first such link is cultural. Our two cultures are among probably the most ancient
cultures inside the world, as well as that is the particular accurate basis by means of which we
embrace the lengthy run together. These People are cultures built on philosophy, wisdom, literature,
the pursuit of truth and the quest for that secret regarding life and the secret of the universe.
My late uncle ElishaNetanyahu, which was a mathematics professor in the Technion, accustomed to
talk admiringly concerning the genius associated with Indian mathematicians. We, the Jews, get
Einstein. He was obviously a physicist. You, your Indians, get Ramanujan as well as other
mathematicians and physicists.
Long prior to our countries gained independence coming from British rule from much more or
perhaps much less the same time, there get been these amongst us who were fascinated by the
others culture and the others efforts to be able to acquire independence, which an individual took
portion in, Mr. President. As early as 1930, our very first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, spoke
concerning the great desire with the peoples regarding India pertaining to independent national
along with political expression and additionally on one other side, your famous Indian poet Tagore,
the particular 1913 Nobel Reward laureate with regard to literature, declared in which Zionism had
been certainly one of the actual foundations of globe peace and also justice. Tagore noticed our folks
like a bridge between East as well as West, concurring using the Father involving Zionism, Herzl,
which emphasized the Jewish state would be the bridge in between Asia and Europe, which is truly
happening today.
The 2nd link in between us is actually our commitment to democracy. Democracy just isn't just a
kind of government; it can always be a means of life as well as expresses the actual deeply-held
values regarding freedom and also opposing tyranny. Indeed, even inside the face associated with

the fantastic challenges of fanaticism and also war and terrorism who have befallen each countries,
Israel and also India get maintained exemplary democracies regarding seven decades.
And Mr. President, you may well be very knowledgeable about the complications associated to
democracy. We had a chance to speak just any little in the office in the Speaker. You also served as
Minister regarding Finance, and certainly anyone within this residence who may be a minister of
finance is actually familiar using the issues along with stumbling blocks in virtually any democratic
process. Democracy is oftentimes frenetically dynamic and some say it just isn't effective. I say it
may always be the many successful system regarding management pertaining to small nations and
big nations alike, as it channels your imaginative agency within every each citizen; also it enables
solving disputes via discussion and debate along with ultimately at the ballot box.
This cultural democratic link in between us is actually a really potent bond. However there can be a
third connection too, which usually anyone referred to, along with which is the technologicalscientific connection. when I ended up being studying at MIT inside the USA, I met many students
coming from India and has been impressed by simply their skill and skill. Finance Minister Kachlon
just informed me that when he attended a new program certainly not not even shut to there, at
Harvard University, seven of each and also every as well as every ten professors had been Indian. I
have heard that will in certain places of Silicon Valley one can listen to a couple of major languages
Hebrew and the different dialects involving Hindi, each when in a although one could listen to some
English too. This really is of course hyperbole, however the point is always that the time originates
for our technologists and also entrepreneurs, not only throughout academia, to meet one another
much more often, not within California, in our own countries, in our Silicon Wadi and in the
Mr. President, as you mentioned, we have been advertising Israel because the leading nation inside
cyber security. We're creating a really huge center; it has previously been open up and is even now
becoming built in Beer Sheva, in Ben Gurion University, by getting an industrial park for you to
which in turn every 1 of the greatest companies in the world are generally coming. We would be
very happy, Mr. President, if Indian mathematicians as well as entrepreneurs will come along with
collaborate with us within this Silicone Valley, and also I guarantee to transmit reciprocal
delegations to be able to Bangalore. This is very important.
The Prime Minister associated with India, my pal Narendra Modi, and also I have agreed upon
economic and technological cooperation in between Israel and India on an unprecedented scale, plus
it is getting location already. First and foremost is actually implementing the actual Four-Colour
Revolution that he provides set like a national objective the particular four colors with the Indian
flag: orange regarding solar energy, green pertaining to agricultural development, white for the
development of the particular dairy business and also blue for improving drinking water quality.
Prime Minister Modi told me we talk about the phone frequently and we achieved lately in the UN
he explained within our latest conversation: We want Israel. He said: We can not implement your
Four-Colour Revolution with out you.
Mr. President, I consider this as becoming a huge compliment for our country. Israel is pleased to
obtain up to speed with this project. We possess a sunny country along with we're creating advanced
solar systems. the invention regarding drip irrigation features enabled us to become able to irrigate
arid places and effectively fight desertification. We have agricultural innovations which help us
boost crop yields along with improve their quality. The Actual average yield involving an Israeli dairy
cow is the highest in the world more than any Dutch cow, the French cow as well as some other cow.
We have built large desalination plants, which are dramatically improving our h2o economy

generally speaking plus arid places within particular.
Mr. President, our output coming from rainwater can be down through half; within our 67 years of
independence, our population has grown tenfold; our GDP for each capita will be 40 times higher;
nevertheless we don't possess a h2o problem weve solved it simply by recycling h2o and using
additional technologies where we're leaders, and we will gladly give India these technologies to be
able to use.
Mr. President, there's a cost Israel as well as India spend to be two pluralistic democracies together
with proud pasts whom openly embrace your future. Our two countries are attacked simply by
radical terrorists which believe that our freedoms threaten these and their world views. The
Particular plague associated with terrorism can become a challenge which your current nation and
our country are already dealing with for a lot of years. We face it on the own but yet together, such
as if the horrific terrorist attack took place in Mumbai seven years ago, and additionally the Chabad
house was certainly 1 of its targets.
Murderous terrorism, which usually targets innocents, provides absolutely no moral justification.
This needs to be fought with all our might, along with that is what we're performing now in a time
when Israels citizens are being attacked by simply incited rioters. Whilst we strive for coexistence
and peace, I would say that so as in order to accomplish coexistence as well as peace, we must
ensure it is distinct to be able to our enemies in which terrorism is not going to defeat us, it doesn't
pay, not even suicide terrorism. Therefore, we decided in the Cabinet meeting yesterday in which in
addition to demolishing the actual homes regarding terrorists, we will not allow new houses to
become built exactly where houses had been torn down. We will confiscate your property of
terrorists who have performed attacks. We will revoke permanent residency status coming from
terrorists and that will we use IDF soldiers to reinforce police forces throughout cities along with
along roads. This really is our duty as a responsible leadership to face strong when up against
terrorists which have no qualms concerning taking human life.
In addition, we are likely to fight the actual inciters that spread blood libels in order to provoke
murderous attacks against us. These People do this increasingly over your internet. The Actual
enormous wave of fundamentalism that is flooding the particular middle East and the entire world
can be aggravated from the link in between radical Islam and also Facebook. Ignorance, the
particular go back to early Medievalism, meets technology along with harnesses it pertaining to its
needs. This kind of is how hordes involving youngsters tend to be embroiled in the murderous along
with distorted delusions involving ISIS, and this is how hordes associated with Palestinian
youngsters and kids tend to be swept up within the murderous and also distorted delusions of the
radical Islamists around us along with unfortunately amongst us, who spread fabrications, like this
we wish for you to destroy your al-Aqsa Mosque or disturb the particular status quo around the
Temple Mount. In Which is a lie, as well as a huge 1 from that. We are the types which faithfully
protect the particular sacred sites of most religions, within Jerusalem along with somewhere else
inside our country.
We respect most religious beliefs, just as with India folks of many different beliefs coexist, and any
effort you're making for you to safeguard mutual respect will be produced by us as well. However
when religious incitement ignites a non secular conflagration, and the gospel regarding
fundamentalism inspires horrible violence, we have to decline more. We won't enable the radicals in
order to destroy the thing that was built more than generations via difficult work. I could see the
efforts from the heads regarding neighborhood councils, public leaders inside the Israeli Arab
population who are trying to restore coexistence. It can be not quite enough yet, however they
bravely stand up plus they have got begun to say: Dont destroy our country, dont ruin your

I appreciate what I hear along with I hope, for the excellent involving everyone, that we will listen to
really it because religious fanaticism may be eroding the whole Center East over the actual last few
years. This will be pulling countries apart, triggering massacres associated with countless a huge
number of people and the exile involving millions, and it is important to address against it inside in
whatever way possible. Fanatics are destroying ancient cultural treasures and historical websites
who have stood for many years as well as millennia. Imagine, Mr. President, that someone would
maliciously ruin the particular famous temples regarding India or maybe the Taj Mahal. This is what
can be actually taking place all over us.
And within the deal with involving this wave involving mass murder that is washing more than our
region, Israel will be hawaiian isle of stability even during now involving turbulence. We're facing
terrorism, we get been facing ongoing threats to end up being able to annihilate our country, and we
will overcome. They Will won't accomplish what they seek. We're established in order to respond.
Mr. President, your terrorists are usually trying to do almost all they're able to for you to thwart
virtually any effort to be successful in reconciliation also to restart the actual peace process. I'm
telling you: Israel wants peace. I want peace. I want renewed peace talks with our Palestinian
neighbors immediately, without any preconditions. As Well As it is planning to be a hard negotiation
since to become able for people for you to accomplish peace, terrorism must stop so we must have
real security arrangements around the ground. above all, so as for just about all of us to become able
to attain peace, the actual Palestinians will finally have to recognize the best with the Jewish visitors
to a new nation state. They Will want us to recognize their own nation state, that they needs in order
to be therefore kind concerning recognize ours. Your peace we wish regarding has in order to be the
real peace, any secure peace and an everlasting peace.
Mr. President, I understand which you talk about our desire for peace as well as security, along with
I must tell you that individuals feel the really amazing empathy and also affection India has for that
Jewish people. The Particular great Bnei Menashe people, whose members have got occur and
consequently are via India to become able to Israel, serve as a living bridge in between us, along
with making use regarding their love pertaining to Israel in inclusion for you to their great humility
as well as through impressive efforts, they may well be absorbed directly into Israeli society,
however they additionally generate that will living bridge among our a couple of peoples.
As a person know, India is actually a favorite destination regarding Israeli backpackers. Tens
associated with a large quantity of Israelis visit India every year, mostly newly discharged IDF
soldiers, but additionally many adults along with entire families. and you can easily find entire
villages in India in which usually the signs will always be in Hebrew, helping these tourists feel
much more in home. These People come home captivated through the country, which is
characterized by cultural richness along with infinite sights as well as colors.
But there's 1 event related about bat roosting tourists that will
symbolizes the actual particular bond that's turning into ever stronger in between India and also
Israel. during the particular recent earthquake which struck Nepal, it absolutely was India as well as
Israel that will sent the actual largest search-and-rescue delegations to help your Nepalese
individuals in your course of its time of need. Not Necessarily just did we send search-and-rescue
teams, however they labored in cooperation. I telephoned my buddy Prime Minister Modi to thank
him pertaining to his cooperation. He provided aircrafts along with airports with regard to our teams
use. As Well As he explained some thing extremely important: I start to see the cooperation between
us, among India and Israel, for your benefit of the Nepalese people, like a shining example of

friendship among nations.
Distinguished President, I call from your stop simply by at Israel as an historic milestone inside the
growth of the friendship among our a pair of nations. This could be demonstrated in everything I
have got described; it finds expression inside the change in Indias classic voting pattern inside
international forums which conveys what precisely is actually using place among our peoples,
between our governments, in between our countries. This kind of could be certainly not only a
shining illustration of friendship in between nations, but also a sign for the long term what goodwill,
human genius as well as the mobilization of nations can do for your benefit of all humanity.
Welcome to Israel,
Welcome to Jerusalem,
Welcome, our true friend.