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Rajnath Singh to visit Bahrain

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh will flag the issue of Pakistan-sponsored cross border terrorism in India with top leadership of Bahrain and discuss with them on how to enhance anti-terror cooperation during his two-day visit to the Gulf kingdom beginning Sunday.

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 and will discuss with them various bilateral issues, official sources said.

Pakistan’s continuous support to cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir is expected to be raised by the Home Minister in his meetings with the top leadership of Bahrain.

There will be extensive discussions on how to enhance bilateral cooperation with regard to tackling terror and each other’s fugitives, sources said.

Bahrain is a key member of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference in which Pakistan is also a member.

Singh will also address the Indian community in Bahrain during his trip.