NEW DELHI: Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas was today accorded a grand ceremonial welcome by his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.
Abbas, who is on three-day visit to India, also inspected the Guard of Honor at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
The Palestinian President will hold delegation level talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The two sides will also sign a pact to further strengthen bilateral cooperation.
Abbas is accompanied by a delegation comprising senior ministers, including Saeb M S Erakat, PLO Executive Committee Member and Nabil G O Aburudainah, President’s Advisor. -PTI