Narendra Modi to visit West Asia between 9-12 Feb; will be first Indian PM to visit Palestine
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a historic visit to Palestine during a trip to the West Asia from 9-12 February that will take him to the UAE and Oman.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a historic visit to Palestine during a trip to the West Asia from 9-12 February that will take him to the UAE and Oman.
This will be the first visit by an Indian prime minister to Palestine and Modi's second visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after August 2015.
"The prime minister will hold discussions on matters of mutual interest with their leaders, apart from participating in other events," the external affairs ministry said on Saturday night.
The visit to Palestine comes after the visit of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India in January this year.
In Dubai, Modi will address the Sixth World Government Summit at which India has been extended 'Guest of Honour' status.
The UAE and Oman are home to large numbers of expatriate Indians whom Modi will meet.
India plans to open carbon market: What is it and how will it help in the fight against climate change?
A carbon market could be a gamechanger for India in its fight against climate change. It would go a long way in the country's attempt of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2070
The national flag flies high on Independence Day as well as Republic Day. However, there are key differences between the two — the prime minister 'hoists' the Tiranga, whereas the President 'unfurls' it
West Bengal's Bongaon Municipality has created 30,000 rakhis made of water hyacinths to showcase the state's efforts to use the biodegradable waste material for the economic and social uplift of women