Modi Visits 200-Year-Old Temple In Bahrain

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The PM Modi launched the US $4.2 million redevelopment project of the 200-year-old Lord Sri Krishna temple in the Manama, the capital city of Bahrain. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a two-day visit to the Gulf nation has launched the USD 4.2 million redevelopment project of the 200-year-old Lord Sri Krishna temple in the Bahraini capital.

The facelift for the Shreenathji, Shree Krishna temple in Manama will begin in the later year.

USD 4.2 million redevelopment project will be constructed on a piece of land measuring 16,500 square feet. The new four-floor structure covering 45,000 square feet will have an overall height of 30 meters.

PM Modi had arrived in Manama on Saturday. This is the first-ever an Indian Prime Minister who had visited Bahrain. He also offered prayers at Shreenathji Temple in Manama, today.

In an address to an event, PM Modi said that he felt honoured and fortunate to be awarded The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance. Also equally honoured by his majesty’s friendship for him and for his country. He humbly had accepted the prestigious honour on behalf of 1.3 billion Indians.

He also added that it was an honour for an entire India which is a symbol of the close and friendly relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and India.

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