During his visit, discussions are expected on subjects like terrorism and cooperation in various areas, and MoUs in the fields of culture, education, science and technology will be signed.
India had established “full” diplomatic relationship with Israel in 1992 though it had recognised the country in 1950. No Indian Prime Minister or President has ever visited the country.
The President said both the country share a mutually beneficial relationship within the framework of the closer developmental partnership.
The President said there was a need to continuously renew the capabilities of teachers through research, experimentation and innovation to achieve excellence.
While 800 students and 60 teachers from various schools participated in the event in the capital, students from nine other states joined in through video conference.
Mukherjee walked into Dr Rajendra Prasad Sarvodaya Vidyalaya at President’s Estate on Friday morning at the invitation of the Delhi government.
CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury did his higher secondary education in the institution. The memories are sweeter for Yechury because he topped the science stream in the school-leaving CBSE exam.
The President’s visit comes at a time when India’s relations with Israel is on a high after the Narendra Modi government assumed office last year.
The PIL has sought a court-monitored probe into an alleged nexus of Essar with politicians, bureaucrats and journalists to promote its business interests.
Thanking the countries for the support shown by them for India’s permanent membership of UN Security Council, Mukherjee said this year marks the 70th anniversary of the UN.
Suvra Mukherjee, who had been unwell, was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Army Research and Referral Hospital last week.
President Pranab Mukherjee’s comments come against the backdrop of a washed out Monsoon session of Parliament
President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the nation on the eve of India’s 69th independence day
Accusing successive governments of reneging the OROP issue, they said that the protest at Jantar Mantar has triggered a process of politicisation of the Indian military.
President Pranab Mukherjee’s wife Suvra has been admitted to the ICU of a Delhi hospital.