President Rivlin discusses strengthening Israel-India ties on India visit

President Reuven Rivlin got to work right away on the first day of his state visit to India Tuesday, meeting with the country’s president and prime minister and discussing working together to combat terrorism and extremism.

Following a welcome ceremony Tuesday morning at the official residence of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, continued on to the tomb of Mahatma Gandhi, the supreme leader of India’s independence movement, laid a wreath and sprinkled petals on the grave – an Indian tradition.


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