Indian PM gears up to travel to Ramallah tomorrow for historic visit

Indian PM gears up to travel to Ramallah tomorrow for historic visit

Indian PM gears up to travel to Ramallah tomorrow for historic visit

Mr. Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Ramallah.

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to Palestine, President Mahmoud Abbas said India can play a key role for Middle East peace process and the creation of a multilateral forum of negotiations to strike a final deal with Israel.

On February 9, Prime Minister Modi arrived in Jordan, which is his transit to Palestine.

Modi's visit will be his second to the UAE since becoming Prime Minister in 2014. India and Jordan enjoy friendly ties since diplomatic relations were established in 1950, Raveesh Kumar, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson, said. The meeting comes two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's explosive speech in the Parliament.

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Earlier on Friday, Modi arrived in Jordon and met country's King Abdullah II.

The glossy compilation, given to BJP MPs at the parliamentary party meeting, describes Mr Modi as an unbeatable global legend and sheds light on worldwide media reports on his Davos visit for attending the World Economic Forum. "India has supported the Palestinian cause throughout the years of conflict, and we rely on the Indian support in order to reach the independence of the Palestinian State", he added.

The breakfast meeting was attended by PM Modi, Shah, and other top party leaders including Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Lal Krishna Advani. "All programmes will be held in Muqata (Presidential compound)".

During the visit, Modi said he will engage with leading UAE and Arab CEOs in Dubai on the vast economic opportunities in India and what more can be done to bolster business collaboration.

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"During the year, we have seen major UAE investments into India, a significant increase in defence and security cooperation, a transformation in our energy ties from a buyer-seller relationship to a strategic partnership".

Highly placed sources said the prime minister will visit Surat to flag off the Surat Night Marathon on February 25.

The investment from the UAE to India exceeds Dollars 11 billion.

More than nine million Indians work and live in the Gulf region, of which about one third live in the UAE alone. In Oman, they constitute the largest expatriate community, he noted.

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