PM Modi embarks on first ever prime ministerial visit to Palestine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-nation tour, will reach Palestine this afternoon. This trip makes him the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the west Asian country. He is scheduled to hold discussions with the country’s president and reaffirm India’s support for the Palestinian people and the development of Palestine. Modi is also likely to announce the set-up of a super specialty hospital in the country’s capital Ramallah today.

The Prime Minister has a packed travel plan this weekend with visits to the UAE and Oman, before he returns home on Monday.

On Friday, he reached Jordan’s capital Amman where he met King Abdullah II. Speaking about which the Prime Minister tweeted of having a wonderful meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan, adding that the discussions will give great strength to India-Jordan bilateral relations.