King Abdullah II of Jordan on Tuesday evening reached Delhi for his three-day visit to India. He was received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the IGI Airport.
The Jordan King is in India to address on Islamic heritage and to promote moderation. PM Modi along with senior dignitaries and representatives of leading Islamic institutions from across the country will attend the special address by Abdullah II at Vigyan Bhavan on Thursday.
The Jordan King will also release a translation of a book ‘A Thinking Person’s Guide to Islam — the Essence of Islam in 12 verses from the Quran’.
Indian dignitaries and Jordan counterparts will also discuss various issues and key areas on how to boost defence and security cooperation.
According to reliable sources in the Ministry of External Affairs, Palestinian issue will be a major part of the discussion.
Sources added that discussions on ways to deal with terrorism radicalisation and extremism and ways of increase trade ties will be discussed between Pm Modi and the Jordan King.