PM Modi becomes first Indian prime minister to visit Bahrain
File photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was extended a ceremonial welcome at Al Gudaibiya Palace in Manama in the presence of Prime Minister of Bahrain, Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa - August 24, 2019.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bahrain on Saturday on the third leg of this three-nation tour, marking the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister to the country.
Modi was received by Prime Minister of Bahrain Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa at the airport here, External Affairs Minister Raveesh Kumar wrote on Twitter.
"Infusing new energy on the foundation of close civilizational linkages. PM @narendramodi arrives in #Manama, Bahrain. As a special gesture, received warmly by HH Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, the PM of #Bahrain. This is the first-ever visit by an Indian PM to Bahrain," Kumar wrote on Twitter.
Modi is scheduled to hold a bilateral with Al Khalifa, during which the two leaders are expected to discuss the entire spectrum of bilateral relations, as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest.
Infusing new energy on the foundation of close civilizational linkages.