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Visit of H.E. Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Republic of India 10th to 12th February 2010
His Excellency Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain was on an official visit to India from 10th to 12th February 2010. His Excellency met his Indian counterpart His Excellency Shri. S. M. Krishna on Friday 12th February and vowed to boost their two billion dollar energy and trade ties. His Excellency Shaikh Khalid also discussed various issues with His Excellency Shri. S. M.Krishna to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries. The two leaders also held parleys on scaling up trade and investment and also discussed about the Indian expatriates in Bahrain. ‘The discussion was warm and marked with cordiality. H.E. Shri. S. M. Krishna hosted lunch for the Bahraini delegation at Hyderabad House, which was also attended by Honorable Minister of State for External Affairs Dr. Shashi Tharoor.
On 12th February His Excellency Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa called on Honorable Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and discussed various issues of common concern. His Excellency the Minister presented a letter to the Honorable Prime Minister from His Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Kingdom of Bahrain.
His Excellency the Minister earlier in the day held meeting with H.E. Dr. Shashi Tharoor and later in the day with National Security Advisor Shri Shiv Shankar Menon. His Excellency Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa also held Media Interaction with Indian Newspapers.
His Excellency also had meeting with Shri. Manish Tewari Honorable Member of Parliament and Congress Spokesperson on 11th February and discussed issues of mutual interest.
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