Nirmala Sitharaman exhorts Bahrain to ramp up investments in India

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New Delhi | Published: May 26, 2016 9:33:37 PM

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today urged Bahrain to enhance its investments in India, highlighting the investment opportunities in the country.

European Union, Nirmala Sitharaman , Free Trade AgreementSitharaman “mentioned the high investment opportunities in India and requested Bahrain to enhance its investments”. (PTI)

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today urged Bahrain to enhance its investments in India, highlighting the investment opportunities in the country.

In a meeting with the Bahrain’s Minister of Industry, Commerce & Tourism Zayed R Alzayani,

Sitharaman “mentioned the high investment opportunities in India and requested Bahrain to enhance its investments”.

During the meeting, Alzayani emphasized on the strong bond between both the countries and said that India is a vital partner for Bahrain, a Commerce Ministry statement said.

Indo-Bahrain bilateral trade stood at around USD 1.2 billion in 2013-2014 — a jump from merely USD 220 million in 1999-2000.

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