India signs bilateral cooperation treaty with Bahrain

India signs bilateral cooperation treaty with BahrainThe Union Minister of Home Affairs Shri Rajnath Singh co-chaired a delegation level meeting with Lt General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Bahrain, here on Wednesday.

After the meeting, an agreement on Cooperation in combating international terrorism, transnational organized crime and trafficking in illicit, drugs, narcotic and psychotropic substances and precursors chemicals was signed between the two countries.

Lt General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Bahrain is on an official visit to India from 1st December to 4th December, 2015 at the invitation of Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh.

India and Bahrain have close and friendly relations, characterised by shared interests, mutual trust and excellent people-to-people contacts. Over 4,00,000 Indian nationals work and contribute to the development of Bahrain. Their positive and well-appreciated contribution in the development of Bahrain has been an important pillar of our excellent bilateral engagement. The visit is expected to provide fresh impetus to our excellent bilateral ties.

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