Home » World News » PM Modi to visit Palestine via Jordan
 
SPEED NEWS

PM Modi to visit Palestine via Jordan

News Agencies | Updated on: 7 February 2018, 13:13 IST
PM Narendra Modi (ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Palestine on February 10 via Jordan, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Wednesday.

In response to media queries about the Prime Minister's travel to Ramallah in Palestine for the first ever visit by an Indian Prime Minister there, the Official Spokesperson of MEA, Raveesh Kumar said, "The Prime Minister will travel to Palestine via Amman. The Government of India and its leadership are very grateful to the Jordanian authorities and leadership for the wholehearted cooperation being extended for the Prime Minister's transit."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a state visit to Palestine, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman from February 9 to 12.

This will be the first-ever visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Palestine, and Prime Minister Modi's second visit to UAE and the first to Oman respectively.

During the visit, the Prime Minister will hold discussions on matters of mutual interest with their leaders, apart from participating in other events.

Also, Prime Minister Modi would be addressing the Sixth World Government Summit to be held in Dubai, at which India has been extended the 'Guest of Honour' status.

He will also meet the Indian community in UAE and Oman respectively.

--ANI

First published: 7 February 2018, 13:13 IST
 
NEXT STORY