PM Modi’s visit to Palestine: All you have to know

PM Modi’s visit to Palestine: All you have to know

PM Modi’s visit to Palestine: All you have to know

On a historic point visit, PM Narendra Modi turned into the main Indian sitting Prime Minster to make an official visit to Palestine to support long-standing political and monetary ties. He arrived at the Palestinian Authority’s presidential central command in Ramallah.

Regardless of India’s history of supporting the Palestine’s motivation, no Indian leader has ever gone by the nation previously. Palestinian pioneers have named this visit as “notable,” while representative of Foreign Ministry Raveesh Kumar called it “genuinely noteworthy and history in making.”


  • Modi arrived in Ramallah on Saturday, February 8, 2018. He went in a chopper gave by the Jordanian government and was escorted by choppers from the Israel Air Force.
  • Raveesh Kumar shared a video cut where the PM can be seen advancing toward Ramamullah with his escort
  • Since the control of all the passageway and leave focuses toward the West Bank including the 150 km outskirt with Jordan and the air space above is in the hands of Israeli experts, an authority from the Palestinian Authority disclosed to Israel’s Jerusalem Post daily paper that they were organizing PM Modi’s flight with Jordan and Israel
  • Prior he met Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah and went by the Yasser Arafat Museum where he laid a wreath
  • President Mahmoud Abbas depicted PM Modi as an “incredible visitor”, and said that Palestine was depending on India’s extraordinary remaining on the universal stage to encourage the peace procedure with Israel


PM Modi said India is confident to see a “free Palestinian state living in a domain of peace. Friendship between India and Palestine has stood the test of time. The people of Palestine have shown remarkable courage in the face of several challenges. India will always support Palestine’s development journey.”


  • PM Modi said a changeless arrangement is just conceivable with discourse. “We know it is difficult however we have to continue attempting as a great deal is in question,” he stated, remaining at Al Muqata’a, the Palestine National Authority central command in Ramallah, with President Abbas close by
  • President Abbas said Palestine has dependably been prepared to take part in transactions to accomplish flexibility and freedom as per the two-state arrangement along the lines of 1967, gave that East Jerusalem is the Capital of the province of Palestine
  • Six MoUs have been marked amid Prime Minister’s visit
  • The two sides have additionally consented to arrangements worth USD 50 million including setting up of a super claim to fame clinic worth USD 30 million in Beit Sahur and development of an inside for enabling ladies worth USD 5 million
  • In December, India voted at the United Nations alongside 127 different countries against US President Donald Trump’s choice to perceive Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
  • In 2015, at that point President Pranab Mukherjee had traveled to Tel Aviv in Israel and set out by street to Ramallah. Mr Mukerjee had, after an overnight remain at the Palestinian city, began his visit to Israel


  • Amid his visit to Israel in July a year ago, PM Modi had flown out to Jerusalem which is only 20 km far from the Palestinian expert’s central command in Ramallah
  • In any case, he had avoided crossing the 700-km long security obstruction edging the West Bank into Ramallah to make the point that his legislature would treat India’s relations with the two nations as “commonly free and selective”
  • Joint Secretary B Bala Bhaskar said that the relations with Palestine and Israel have been de-hyphenated and they both are presently observed as commonly free and selective
  • This enables India to keep up the chronicled moral help for Palestinian self-assurance, and in the meantime, take part in military, financial, and other key relations with Israel
  • It was with PM Modi’s remain solitary visit to Israel last July that New Delhi finished this routine with regards to dignitaries who visit Israel, likewise flying out to Palestine
  • The status of Jerusalem is one of most hostile issues amongst Israel and Palestine, with the Arab state needing East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state. President Abbas emphasized this remain on Saturday yet PM Modi did not address this point in his announcement.


  • India swung to Israel for cutting edge military gear and against fear based oppression participation as of late. the ties amongst Israel and India have prospered under PM Modi, whose patriot party considers Israel to be a characteristic partner against Islamist fanaticism
  • Israel is among India’s main three arms providers, working together worth a huge number of dollars every year
  • PM Modi influenced the principal outing to Israel by an Indian PM to a year ago took after by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to India a month ago
  • Modi and Netanyahu are presently going for collaboration in agribusiness, vitality and cybersecurity notwithstanding protection

The PM will likewise go to the United Arab Emirates, from where India gets half of its oil, and to Oman, with which India’s naval force has fabricated close security ties

The Gulf is home to nine million Indians who dispatch USD 35bn (25bn Pounds) home every year, maintaining a huge number of families. The UAE submitted a speculation of USD 75 billion in India when Modi went to in 2015 and the two sides will hope to propel that objective, the outside service said.

(This Story originating from INDIATODAY)

Sanjay Bhagat

The author Sanjay Bhagat

Sanjay Bhagat is a news author in various news category and has worked on local newspapers.

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