India-Palestine Current Affairs - 2020

India provides 2 million USD aid to United Nations Relief and Works Agency

On May 19, 2020, India provided 2 million USD relief aid to the UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) to help in welfare of Palestine refugees. The aid is to be used in core programmes including education and health for the refugees. Highlights In 2019, India increased its annual contribution to UNRWA from 1.25 Read More…

First Jerusalem-Mumbai festival held in Mumbai

The Jerusalem-Mumbai festival is to be held in Mumbai on February 15, 2020 to promote artistic and cultural ties between Israel and India. The festival is first of its kind. Highlights The aim of the festival is to establish links between the cities Jerusalem and Mumbai. The idea was mooted during PM Modi’s visit to Read More…

Funding for India-Palestine Techno Park released

Recently the Indian Representative to Palestine, Sunil Kumar released the third tranche of funding for the construction of India-Palestine techno park in Palestine. India had committed to invest 12 million USD as a part of capacity building in Palestine. India currently pays 3 million USD on half yearly basis The Techno Park The park will Read More…

India, Palestine ink six agreements in different areas

India and Palestine have signed six Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) in different areas including health and education. The MoUs were signed after bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at Ramallah. PM Modi had reached Ramallah, capital of Palestine via helicopter from Jordanian capital Amman becoming the first Indian Prime Read More…

India and Palestine Inks 5 Agreements

India and Palestine has signed five agreements during the 4 day visit of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to India. This is Abbas’s fifth visit to India and the third state visit after his earlier visits in 2008 and 2012. These 5 MoUs signed were on visa exemption for diplomatic passport holder, agriculture cooperation, cooperation in field of IT & Electronics, health sector Read More…