Tel Aviv: A new fast-growing Israeli flower was on named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a special gesture to mark the first visit of an Indian premier to the Jewish nation.
Israeli Crysanthumun flower will now be called “MODI”, officials here said.
“New fast-growing Israeli Crysanthumun flower named in honor of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will be called “MODI”. Indeed, a #GrowingPartnership!,” Israel’s official twitter handle said in a tweet.
“Crysanthumun flower will be named in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The flower will be called ‘MODI’,” Office of the Prime Minister tweeted.
Earlier, Modi visited the Danziger “Dan” flower farm along with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu in Mishmar Hashiva where they were briefed about the latest technologies being used for floriculture.
“Commemorating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, Danziger Flower Farm names the flower Crysanthumun as ‘Modi’, on the name of Prime Minister,” Press Information Bureau said in a tweet.
“A symbol of blooming In a special gesture, a new fast growing variety of chrysanthemum flower named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” external affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.