India has pledged to contribute USD 10 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). The amount would be contributed over the coming two years. The contribution of USD 10 million would be an additional amount over and above USD 5 million contribution announced for year 2020.
India has also pledged to donate life savings drugs to Palestine as a support to in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. The contribution of USD 10 million was announced by the Indian government during the virtual Ministerial Pledging Conference for UNRWA. In the conference, India was represented by Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan.