PM Modi woos investors at Oman-India business meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Palestine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Palestine

"Russia and Putin will have an important role in this matter, including launching an global peace conference and several important issues that require consultation with all relevant parties until we achieve the interest of the Palestinian people", said Khalidi.

Modi told the audience that India is aspiring to assume leadership position in Artificial Intelligence, Nano, cybsersecurity and cloud computing.

"We are living in the world of inter-linked, inter- connected and inter-dependent. Highway, airway, railway and waterway are being integrated together according to each other needs", he said.

Hailing India's satellite programme, Modi said the cost of the Mars orbital programme is Rs just 7 per kilometre.

Chairman and Managing Director of Lulu Group International, Yusuff Ali said it is a favourable time to invest in India with tremendous efforts in the infrastructure sector with welcoming environment. "They took note of the strides made by the two countries in achieving the ambitious renewable energy targets", the statement said.

"For 10 crore poor families of India, which translates into 40-50 crore beneficiaries, we announced the Ayushnman Bharat scheme". He also assured the Indian community that his government will work to bring to reality their dreams.

"Even out detractors are not opposing the scheme but asking how will it be possible?"

Modi was later taking off for Jordan for the rest of his three-day tour, which will also take him to Oman and the United Arab Emirates. It was due to the initiative taken by Oman that resulted in the return of Indian priest Father Tom who was kidnapped by the ISIS in Yemen a year ago.

During this visit I got the opportunity to pay my tributes at the tomb of Abu Omar.

The Indian leader said his country "hopes for peace and stability in this region".

Modi became the first Indian prime minister ever to visit Israel in July past year, with the two states signing deals on cybersecurity and energy.

Abbas has appealed to the worldwide community, including countries in Europe and the Arab world, to demand a say in future negotiations, but has so far failed to secure commitments.

PM Modi was accorded ceremonial reception on his arrival at Oman on Sunday.

Touching a chord with Indian diaspora and the important role played by them in making Oman a modern nation-state, Modi said, "You have worked hard for this nation, you have spent your lives in this nation, and we are proud that the Oman government respects us all for this".

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