Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Jordan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes talks with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on Saturday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes talks with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Deputy Supreme Commander of UAE Armed Forces General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi on Saturday

"Landed in Amman. I thank His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan for facilitating the transit", Mr. Modi tweeted.

After the resonance of "chai pe charcha" in the run-up to the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday floated the idea of "lunch pe charcha" (tiffin sabha) and asked party MPs to hold mock parliaments to explain the schemes in the Union budget to the people. Modi is also close to securing a $500 million missile deal with Israel, an agreement which would further tie India's interests to the region's. Besides hitting out at Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also conveyed it to party workers, ministers to focus more on government schemes, farmers and middle class keeping in view the upcoming election in several states and General Election 2019. He met King of Jordan.

While briefing reporters on the planned highlights of Modi's visit tomorrow, Kumar recalled the history of the martyrs' memorial, which houses 31 commemorative panels that signify the solidarity between the UAE's people and leadership.

The visit is likely to see a reiteration of India's support to the Palestinian cause.

Prime Minister Modi will be accompanied by his Palestinian counterpart Rami Hamdallah.

Shah's comments came at a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Party here, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar told reporters.

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Modi will then be received by President Abbas before the ceremonial welcome at the Muqata'a.

A number of MoUs are likely to be signed between the two sides during PM Modi's three-hour visit to Palestine under which India will provide funding for a number of projects in the fields of health, education, culture and women's empowerment.

During the visit, Modi said he will engage with leading UAE and Arab CEOs in Dubai on the vast economic opportunities in India and what more can be done to bolster business collaboration.

Modi will visit Oman for the first time as prime minister and will hold talks with the Sultan of Oman and other key leaders.

The investment from the UAE to India exceeds United States dollars 11 billion.

Kumar noted that the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, is now India's largest regional trading bloc and accounts for nearly 20 percent of its bilateral trade.

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