New Delhi: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi said that India has extended unwavering support to the Palestinian cause, said a statement from the PM’s office.
“On the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people, I reiterate India’s unwavering support to the Palestinian cause,” the statement reads.
In the statement, Modi said that India’s ties with the friendly people of Palestine are rooted in shared history. “We have always supported the Palestinian people in their pursuit of economic and social development with dignity and self-reliance. We are hopeful that direct talks between the Palestinian and Israeli sides will resume finding a comprehensive and negotiated solution,” the statement read.
“India has also been at the forefront of extending developmental assistance to Palestine over the years. Our flagship projects such as India-Palestine Techno Park, Palestine National Printing Press and four Schools are already functional while other projects, including the Palestine Diplomatic Academy, Women Empowerment Centre (Turathi) and a Super Speciality Hospital are under implementation,” the statement added.
“On behalf of the Government and the people of India, I extend my best wishes to the people of the State of Palestine in their journey to achieve statehood, peace and prosperity,” the statement reads.