(MENAFN) India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will visit Palestine next month in what is described as a historic visit, according to a top Palestinian official.
Majdi Khaldi, an adviser to President Mahmoud Abbas told the Voice of Palestine on Monday that the visit will take place on Feb. 10, with Modi coming to Ramallah. He says it's the first time an Indian prime minister will visit the Palestinian territories.
This comes weeks after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was warmly welcomed during a six-day trip to India.
India, for decades a leading country in the nonaligned movement, has developed warm relations with Zionist entity in recent years.