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PM Modi to embark on three-nation Middle East visit on Feb 10

News Agencies | Updated on: 5 February 2018, 17:46 IST
PM Narendra Modi (ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake his first historic visit to Palestine, announced the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Monday.

The MEA, in a press conference, said, "Prime Minister Modi will be going to Ramallah on February 10."

Prime Minister Modi will also visit United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman durinng the visit, from February 10 to 12.

"From Palestine, he will reach UAE late in the evening of February 10 on the invitation of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan," the MEA said.

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.


First published: 5 February 2018, 17:46 IST