Rajnath Singh set to raise Pakistan, terror issues in Bahrain

Enhanced cooperation on anti-terrorism is one of the high priority issues that will be discussed by both sides during the visit.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:October 23, 2016 3:44 am
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Home Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to raise the issue of Pakistan-sponsored cross-border terrorism during his interactions with the top leadership of Bahrain during his three-day visit to the Gulf kingdom beginning Sunday. Enhanced cooperation on anti-terrorism is one of the high priority issues that will be discussed by both sides during the visit.

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Singh will meet Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa. According to sources, Pakistan’s support to cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir is expected to be raised by the Home Minister in his meetings with the Bahrain leaders.

During the meeting between Singh and his Bahrain counterpart Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, there will be extensive discussions on enhancing enhance bilateral cooperation with regard to tackling terror and each other’s fugitives, sources said.