Indian Prime Minister Modi meets King of Jordan
Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi stopped over to greet King of Jordan, Abdullah II Bin Al-Hussein on Friday (February 09), on his way to a three-nation tour of Palestine, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Oman.
Modi’s Jordanian counterpart, Hani Al-Mulki came to receive him at the airport. Modi later took to twitter to thank Al-Hussein for facilitating his smooth transit. The two leaders had a formal talk during the Indian PM’s stopover.
Modi embarked on his three-nation visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman starting on Friday (February 09). He is expected to discuss matter related to finance and skill development during his visit and will also interact with business moguls and Indian expatriates in UAE and Oman.
The visit is aimed at strengthening India‘s bilateral ties in the region. This tour will be Modi’s fifth visit to the Gulf and the West Asian region since 2015. More than nine million Indians currently live in the Gulf region and continue to go to the region in search for lucrative employment opportunities.