Narendra Modi arrives on historic visit to Palestine, meets President Mahmoud Abbas [Photos]

Narendra Modi arrived in Ramallah on Saturday on a historic visit to Palestine, during which he met President Mahmoud Abbas and reaffirmed India's support for Palestine

FP Staff February 10, 2018 16:42:33 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ramallah on Saturday on a historic visit to Palestine, during which he met President Mahmoud Abbas and reaffirmed India's support for the Palestinian people. PTI
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Ramallah on Saturday on a historic visit to Palestine, during which he met President Mahmoud Abbas and reaffirmed India's support for the Palestinian people. PTI
Modi and Abbas are likely to discuss ways to enhance bilateral relations as well as talk about regional and international situations of common concern. PTI
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Modi and Abbas are likely to discuss ways to enhance bilateral relations as well as talk about regional and international situations of common concern. PTI
Describing India as a "very respected country in the international arena", Abbas said that India can have a role in creating a multilateral forum of negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis. PTI
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Describing India as a "very respected country in the international arena", Abbas said that India can have a role in creating a multilateral forum of negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis. PTI
Modi began his engagement by laying a wreath at the mausoleum of iconic Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. He was accompanied by his Palestinian counterpart Rami Hamdallah. PTI
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Modi began his engagement by laying a wreath at the mausoleum of iconic Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. He was accompanied by his Palestinian counterpart Rami Hamdallah. PTI
"This is a historic visit that will lead to stronger bilateral cooperation," Modi tweeted after landing in Palestine. PTI
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"This is a historic visit that will lead to stronger bilateral cooperation," Modi tweeted after landing in Palestine. PTI