Abu Dhabi: India and Bahrain on Saturday agreed to cooperate in the areas of space technology, solar energy and cultural exchanges, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for expanding the entire dimension of bilateral relations. Bilateral talks with Khalifa.
According to media reports, MoUs were signed in the areas of Culture, Space, International Solar Alliance (ISA) in the presence of Modi and Shahzad Khalifa, the first Indian PM to visit Bahrain after delegation-level talks. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Bahrain's National Space Science Agency agreed to cooperate with each other in the field of space technology. The two sides also agreed to cooperate with the ISA.
Prime Minister Modi launched the ISA at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris in 2015 with then French President Francois Hollande. The two countries also agreed on a cultural exchange programme. "I feel honored to meet Bahrain's Prime Minister Shahzad Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa," Modi tweeted after the talks. ''