New Delhi, August 4: With Israel embassy on Sunday greeted India on the friendship day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded warmly, calling the friendship as eternal. Earlier in the day, Israel Embassy took to Twitter and wished India Happy Friendship Day, with a tweet featuring popular Bollywood song "yeh dosti" from the movie Sholay along with montage on various meetings between the Indian PM and his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israeli Embassy tweeted, “Happy #FriendshipDay2019 India! May our ever strengthening friendship & growing partnership touch greater heights.” PM Modi responded to Israel’s tweet in Hebrew. India Friendship Day 2019: Israel Greets India With Montage of Benjamin Netanyahu-Narendra Modi, Quotes 'Yeh Dosti' Song.
He said, “Thank you and wishing a Happy Friendship Day to Israel's wonderful citizens and my good friend (Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu." "India and Israel are time tested friends. Our bond is strong and eternal! May the friendship between our nations grow and prosper even more in the times to come!" the Prime Minister said. Netizens hailed PM Modi’s response. Happy World Friendship Day 2019 Wishes: WhatsApp Stickers, GIF Image Messages, Facebook Photos.
PM Modi's Tweet:
מאחל יום חברות שמח לאזרחי ישראל הנהדרים ולידידי הטוב @netanyahu
הודו וישראל הוכיחו את ידידותם לאורך הזמן. הקשר שלנו הוא חזק ונצחי. מאחל שהידידות בין המדינות שלנו תצמח ותפרח אף יותר בעתיד https://t.co/PsZTgMoXMU
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 4, 2019
One of the Twitter users tweeted Netanyahu and PM Modi’s picture.
Happy Friendship day Israel from India 🙏🇮🇳🇮🇱 pic.twitter.com/q4vTkE7FZ0
— Riya 🔥 (@Red__Wine1) August 4, 2019
Another Twitter user posted Home Minister Amit Shah and PM Modi’s image.
— नीतू (@Nitu045) August 4, 2019
Twitter user @Achintyah also wished Israel a Happy Friendship Day.
Thank you Dost 🙏🏻
Let Israel India friendship be like Karna Duryodhan Friendship.
— Achintiyah 🇮🇳 Namo Brigade (@Achintiyah) August 4, 2019
One of the Twitter user posted a picture of Rahul Gandhi hugging PM Modi in the Lok Sabha.
— saffron lion🏇 (@ethan_mi7) August 4, 2019
Twitter user Harshit Jain also hailed friendship of Shah and PM Modi.
— Harshit Jain (@KalaHarshit) August 4, 2019
Both PM Modi and Netanyahu are known to share great chemistry which is visible in bilateral meetings. PM Modi became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel in 70 years. Netanyahu is expected to visit India in September this year.