Days ahead of his visit to India, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has tested positive for Covid-19, his office said on Monday (March 28, 2022). It further informed that Bennett feels well and will continue to work while self-isolating at home.
Earlier this month, Bennett had announced “I am delighted to pay my first official visit to India at the invitation of my friend, Prime Minister Modi, and together we will continue leading the way for our countries’ relations,” Bennett said, as quoted by his office.
The Israel PMO said in a release that the purpose of the visit was to advance and strengthen the strategic alliance between the countries, and to expand bilateral ties.
“In addition, the leaders will discuss the strengthening of cooperation in a variety of areas, including innovation, economy, research and development, agriculture and more,” Bennett’s office informed.
However, Bennett contracting the virus may cancel or postpone the visit.
(With inputs from agencies)