Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
29-August-2014 18:47 IST
India-Israel Bilateral Cooperation

The Ambassador of Israel to India Mr. Daniel Carmon called on the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh here today. The two sides have Agreement on Homeland and Public Security, Agreement on Protection of Classified Materials & Information and Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty in Criminal Matters in the field of bilateral cooperation.

The Ambassador Carmon said that Israel is looking forward to a meaningful cooperation with India in the area of homeland security. He said that the recently signed agreement is a step further in this direction.

The Home Minister welcomed the ceasefire in Gaza and hoped that it would usher in peace and tranquility in the region that would be beneficial for both the sides. The Ambassador agreed with the Home Minister and indicated that the first priority of Israel is the reconstruction, rehabilitation and demilitarisation of Gaza so that peace and normalcy return to the region at the earliest.

The Ambassador has invited the Home Minister to attend the third Israel Homeland Security International Conference and Exhibition to be held in Tel Aviv during November this year.