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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrives in India for four day official visit

Sunday May 14, 2017 11:32 PM, & Agencies

Mehmoud Abbas in India
["Welcoming an important guest. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine arrives in Delhi", Gopal Baglay posted a message along with this photo using his official Twitter handler.]

New Delhi/Jerusalem:
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrived in New Delhi on Sunday for a four-day official upon an invitation from Indian President Pranab Mukherjee. On his arrival in India Abbas was recieved by Gopal Baglay, Official Spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs.

"Welcoming an important guest. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas, President of the State of Palestine arrives in Delhi", Gopal Baglay posted a message using his official Twitter handler.

The Ministry of External Affairs had said in a statement released earlier that President Abbas will meet with his Indian counterpart Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj.

The Indian foreign ministry informed that the Palestinian president will visit the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) in Noida, about 25 kilometers southeast of New Delhi, and India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICCentre Delhi).

“India and Palestine enjoy historically close and friendly ties. Apart from the political support to the Palestinian cause, India continues to support developmental projects in Palestine by extending technical and financial assistance", the ministry said in the statement.

“The visit will provide an opportunity for reviewing the entire gamut of bilateral relations, Middle East peace process, and regional and international issues. MoUs on cooperation in various areas are expected to be signed during the visit,” the statement added.

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