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HISTORIC VISIT: MODI

Bahrain, Indian premiers hold key talks

MANAMA, August 24, 2019

His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain, today received Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and held talks on a wide range of bilateral and international issues.
 
"Our talks were comprehensive and included a wide range of subjects concerning India-Bahrain relations," Modi said in his Twitter handle.
 
Modi is on an historic two-day visit to Bahrain, the first by an Indian Prime Minister. He will address the Indian diaspora at the National Stadium in Isa Town. About 18,000 Indian expats are  expected to attend the event.
 
On landing in Bahrain from the UAE, Modi tweeted: "This visit is historical and will improve ties between our nations. I look forward to meeting the top spectrum of leaders and interacting with the Indian diaspora."
 
Modi is expected to launch RuPay, the Indian card payments system, in Bahrain. he will also launch the $4 million renovation of the 200-year-old Shreenathji (Sri Krishna) Temple in Manama. 
 



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