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Apr.    1997

President Yasser Arafat

In the context of NAM Foreign Ministers’ Conference in New Delhi


Nov.   1997

President Arafat

State visit


Mar.    1998

Dr. Osama Abu Saffia, Director-General of the Palestinian Election Commission

Interaction with our Election Commission


Apr.    1998

Mr. Abdel Rahman Hamad, PNA Minister of Housing and Head of the Palestinian Energy Authority; Mr. Ziyad M. H. Al-Shaqra, DG in the PNA Ministry of Housing

To participate in a seminar on India-Arab relations


Nov.   1998

Dr. Yousef Abu Safeih, PNA State Minister for Environmental Affairs;  Eng. Mahmoud Srour, DG in the Ministry

To participate in the Eco-Revival Summit’98


Dec.    1998

Sheikh Ekrima Sabri, Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Holy Land of Palestine

To address Jamia Milia Islamia University, to deliver Friday sermon in Jama Masjid and to inaugurate various mosques.


Apr.    1999

President Arafat

Working visit


Oct.     1999

Maj. Gen. Amin Al-Hindi, Head of General Intelligence Directorate of the Palestinian National Security Forces



Aug.   2000

Mr. Abu Ala, Speaker of PLC;  Second Deputy Speaker Dr. Ghazi Hananiyah;  Dr. Azmi Shu’aibi, member of the Economic and Legal Committee of PLC

At the invitation of Lok Sabha Speaker


Aug.   2000

President Arafat

One-day visit to India as part of his world-wide tour.


Aug.   2003

Dr. Nabeel Shaath, PNA Minister of External Affairs



Mar.    2005

Sheikh Ekrima Sabri, Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Holy Land of Palestine

Under the Distinguished Visitors’ Programme of ICCR


May 2005

President Mahmoud Abbas

Working visit


Oct 2008

President Mahmoud Abbas

Accompanied by : (a)Foreign Minister Dr. Riyad Al-Malki,

(b) Mr. Nabil Abu Rdeineh, Advisor to the President and Official Spokesman,(c) Mr. Ziad Abu ‘Amr, Advisor to the President



State visit

Met : (a) Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil,  President

of India

(b) Shri M. Hamid Ansari ,Vice President

(c) Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister

(d) Smt. Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance

(e) Shri L.K. Advani ,the Leader of the Opposition

(f) Shri E. Ahamed, Minister of State for External Affairs


Feb 2010

President Mahmoud Abbas


Official Visit, Met :(a) Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister

(b)Shri Shashi Tharoor , Minister of State for External Affairs


Feb 2010

Dr. Hasan Abu Libdeh,

Minister of National Economy

To Participate 2nd Indo-Arab Investment Project Conclave in New Delhi

Met(a) Shri S.M.Krishna ,EAM(b)Shri Anand Sharma , Minister of Commerce


Sept 2011

6. Dr. Nabeel Shaath, former Foreign Minister of Palestine visited India from 23-25 August 2011 as Special Envoy of the Palestine National Authority President H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas.

To seek India’s support to Palestinian cause and support in UN for their move for statehood. He met (a) Shri S.M.Krishna,EAM(b)Shri E. Ahamed , Minister of State for External Affairs


Sept 2012

President Mahmoud Abbas


State Visit, Met :(a) President Pranab Mukherjee

(b) Vice President Shri Hamid Ansari

(c) Dr. Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister

(d)Shri S.M. Krishna, Minister of External Affairs


Nov 2014

Dr. NabeelShaath, former Foreign Minister of Palestine visited India from 17-19 November 2014 as Special Envoy of the President of the State of Palestine H.E. Mr. Mahmoud Abbas.


  1. Participated in the 125th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru organized by the Indian National Congress.

  2. Met :
    1. Smt. SushmaSwaraj, Hon'ble EAM
    2. Dr.NajmaHeptulla, Union Minister for Minority Affairs
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