Before his visit to Palestine, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Jordon King Abdullah II yesterday on his arrival in Amman on the first leg of his tour to three West Asian countries, including Palestine. In a tweet after meeting Mr. Modi said, he had wonderful meeting that would further boost India-Jordan ties.
During the meeting, Mr. Modi told the King that he is looking forward to his visit to India later this month. The King described the meeting as the beginning of a new chapter in the bilateral ties. Jordan’s state-run Petra news agency reported that talks between the two leaders covered the Palestinian cause and Jordan’s role in protecting Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem.