Bahrain pardons 250 Indian prisoners after Modi's visit

Marco Green
August 25, 2019

Prime Minister congratulated Bahrain on the recent discovery of huge oil and Gas reserves. "From Bahrain, I pay my tributes, bow to him, I pray that Almighty gives courage to his family members", Modi said.

"I can not imagine that I am here so far and my friend has gone", he said recalling his decades-old friendship with Jaitley. "I can not imagine that I am here so far and my friend has gone", Jaitley said. This was said as Mr. Modi addressed a public gathering of Indian expatriates at Bahrain National Stadium in Isa Town.

"At a time at a time when people are celebrating Janmashtami, I am mourning the death of my friend Arun", Modi said, amid silence in the audience. One one side I am bound by duty and on the other, there are feelings of friendship.

This is the maiden visit of an Indian Prime Minister to Bahrain.

"It is the sacred festival of Janmashtmi today".

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"All of you know that on September 7, India's "Chandrayaan" is going to land on the surface of moon. The world is astonished that how are we able to gain these results in such small budget, using only our skills", he added.

He also held a meeting with his Bahraini counterpart, Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa, where a string of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) were exchanged in the fields of culture, space, collaboration with ISA and Rupay Card. Before the talks, Modi was extended a ceremonial welcome at Al Gudaibiya Palace here. "This is among the oldest temples in the region and manifests the strong ties between India and Bahrain", PM Modi tweeted.

The joint statement was issued during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Gulf Kingdom. Earlier this week in Washington, Trump said that he would discuss with Prime Minister Modi the situation in Kashmir and help ease the Indo-Pak tensions when they meet at the G7 Summit in France this weekend.

Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa expressed his condolences at the passing away of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and former External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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