Apropos my interview in KO “Israel trying to establish links with Kashmir Muslims“ dated…….I have stated in clear terms that it was a delegation of Indo Israel Friendship society building goodwill and remove misconceptions.
It may be noted that the real purpose of visit was not to promote Israel in any way. There was no hidden agenda. It was a delegation for exploring business and education collaboration with other countries like Bosnia and Oman. The views expressed in this interview were my personal which came as a result of my experience and had no endorsements or connections with any official entities of Israel.
It may be noted that Indo Israel Friendship Society is a private body promoting friendship especially in arts, culture and knowledge exchange and has no other interests in other aspects.
Further, the meetings held in Kashmir and people who I met were never in the capacity of Indo Israel Friendship society. There were never discussions about any collaboration.
I was accompanied by the ambassador of Bosnia Herzegovina to improve business ties between Bosnia and India. My being the Indo-Israel Friendship Society President was only co-incidental.
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