PM Modi arrives in Jordan during his three-nation West Asia tour

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently said that he was "disappointed" at the Indian vote at the United Nations but also expressed hope that there will be a possible change of heart over a period of time.

Although India and North Korea maintain diplomatic offices in each other's capitals, New Delhi has banned trade of most goods with the country, except for food and medicine.

As Palestine works to establish an global multilateral mechanism of negotiations, the Palestinian leader stated that "India can play a role in this".

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who already met PM Modi in Delhi a year ago, has welcomed the Indian leader in what he has described as "a significant" visit by a "grand guest".

He will proceed to the venue of the World Government Summit where he will deliver a keynote address.

Trump and Modi "expressed concern about the political crisis in the Maldives and the importance of respect for democratic institutions and rule of law", the White House said in a statement.

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The UAE is home to over three million people of Indian origin.

"These include an investment of $500 million in low-priced housing", Mridul Kumar said.

The UAE is also the first partner of India's National Investment and Infrastructure Fund and has invested $1 billion as the anchor investor.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani, Union Ministers including Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Ananth Kumar and Ravi Shankar Prasad attended the meet. Two Deputy Prime Ministers of Oman, Sayyed Fahad and Sayyed Asad, will also also call on Modi. "And the possible role India can play in enhancing peace in the region, as well as discussing different economical aspects beyond the existing ties we already possess", President Abbas said.

Modi will straightaway head for a large community event at a stadium in the Omani capital.