The delegation of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People meets with H.E. Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India on 2 March 2020

The delegation of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People meets with H.E. Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India on 2 March 2020

The delegation of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People meets with Mr. Sanjay Bhattacharyya, Secretary (CPV&OIA), Ministry of External Affairs at the Hyderabad House on 2 March 2020

The delegation of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People meets with Dr. Vijay Chauthaiwale, National Executive Member, Department of Foreign Affairs, Bharatiya Janata Party

The delegation of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People attends a seminar at the Indian Council of World Affairs on 3 March 2020

The delegation of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People attends a seminar at the Vivekananda International Foundation on 2 March 2020

The delegation of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People holds a press conference at the UN House on 3 March 2020

H.E. Mr. Cheikh Niang, Chair of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People holds a reception in New Delhi on 3 March 2020

H.E. Mr. Cheikh Niang, Chair of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People holds a reception in New Delhi on 3 March 2020

A Committee delegation visited New Delhi on 2 and 3 March, led by the Chair (UNPR of Senegal), and including the UNPR of Malaysia, UNDPR of Indonesia and the Political Coordinator of the Mission of Palestine in New York, Mr. Majed Bamya, who was recently designated as Ambassador to the EU.     

The objective of the visit was to engage India, a member of the Committee and a good friend of Palestine and Israel, to promote a peaceful settlement of the question of Palestine.  The delegation met with H.E. Dr. S. Jaishankar, the Minister of External Affairs and was hosted to lunch by the Secretary of the Ministry and other officials.  The delegation also met with a representative responsible for external affairs of the ruling BJP party.   

The delegation held two seminars – at the Vivekananda International Foundation and the Indian Council of World Affairs – with former diplomats and military officers, concluding the visit with a press conference and a reception for diplomatic community based in Delhi.   

India remains commitment to resolving the question of Palestine through negotiations, in accordance with international law and UN resolutions.  The Committee delegation emphasized its reservations about the US peace plan and expressed the fear that the plan would destine the State of Palestine to perpetual economic dependence and lack of sovereignty.