Congress President Rahul Gandhi had a "euphoric reception" on his arrival at the Kingdom of Bahrain on Monday.
Congress President Rahul Gandhi had a “euphoric reception” on his arrival at the Kingdom of Bahrain on Monday. The Congress soon took to Twitter and said that this was the party president’s first foreign visit after his takeover. The members of Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) received the Congress scion at the airport with open arms and smiles. Fans and well-wishers thronged the airport, breaching the security, to greet and take selfies on their mobile phones with the newly elected Congress chief. Gandhi will be addressing the Non-resident Indians (NRI) conclave in Bahrain. Gandhi, who will be a state guest of Bahrain, is also expected to meet King Hamas bin Isa Al Khalifa. According to a statement issued by the Congress, Gandhi will be the chief guest at valedictory session of a function organised by Global Organisation of People of India Origin (GOPIO) there tomorrow.
Delegates of 50 countries are participating in the function, the statement said. He will also have an interactive session with business leaders of the Indian origin tomorrow. “NRIs are the true representatives of our soft power and the brand ambassadors of our nation across the globe.Looking forward to meeting and addressing fellow countrymen in Bahrain tomorrow,” Gandhi tweeted ahead of his trip. Gandhi is expected to return to India on January 9.