Ramallah, Jan. 17 (ANI): The visiting Indian External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj, met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas here on Sunday.
Earlier, she began her engagements with a meeting with her Palestinian counterpart Riyad Malki, and also paid homage to a statue of Mahatma Gandhi here.
This is the External Affairs Minister’s first visit to West Asia region, with Palestine being her first destination.
Swaraj is accompanied by Secretary (East) Anil Wadhwa and other officials from the MEA. The visit came after the state visit of President Pranab Mukherjee to Palestine in October 2015. (ANI)