India, Palestine sign six MoUs for cooperation in Infrastructure Sector

During the deliberations, both the sides reviewed the entire spectrum of bilateral relations and discussed issues of mutual interest.

 

Created On: Feb 12, 2018 13:28 IST
India, Palestine sign six agreements
India, Palestine sign six agreements

India and Palestine on February 10, 2018 signed six Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) for cooperation in the field of infrastructural development in Palestine.

All the agreements signed between the two countries were handed over to the Palestinian side by the Foreign Secretary Vijay K Gokhale.

The MoUs were signed during PM Narendra Modi's 3-hour visit to Palestine. This was the first ever visit by an Indian Prime Minister in 30 years.

Palestine was the first leg of PM Modi's three-nation tour of West Asia and the Gulf that will also see him travelling to United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman.

Here is the lost of MoUs signed between India and Palestine:

S. No.

Name of MoUs

Signed by Palestinian side

Signed by Indian side

1.

MOU between India and Palestine for setting up India-Palestine Super-specialty hospital at Beit Sahour in Bethelhem Governorate at a cost of USD 30 million.

Jawad Aouad, Health Minister of Palestine

TS Tirumurti, Secretary (ER)

2.

MOU between India and Palestine for construction of India Palestine Centre for Empowering women 'Turathi' at a cost of USD 5 million.

Abeer Aoudeh, Minister of National Economy

TS Tirumurti, Secretry (ER)

3.

MOU between India and Palestine for setting up of new National Printing Press at Ramallah at a cost of USD 5 million.

Ahmad Assaf, Minister of Palestinian Public Broadcasting Corporation

TS Tirumurti, Secretry (ER)

4.

MOU between India and Palestine for construction of school in Muthalth Al Shuhada Village at a cost of USD 1 million.

Sabri Saidam, Minister of Education and Higher Education of Palestine

TS Tirumurti, Secretry (ER)

5.

MOU between India and Palestine on construction of school in Tamoon village in Tubas Governorate in Palestine at a cost of USD 1.1 million.

Sabri Saidam, Minister of Education and Higher Education of Palestine

TS Tirumurti, Secretry (ER)

6.

MOU between India and Palestine for assistance of USD 0.25 million for construction of additional floor to Jawahar Lal Nehru School for Boys at Abu Dees.

Sabri Saidam, Minister of Education and Higher Education of the State of Palestine

TS Tirumurti, Secretry (ER)

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