Rahul Gandhi visit to Bahrain to address a convention of NRIs

Vastavam web: Rahul Gandhi will next week embark on a visit to Bahrain, his first foreign trip after becoming Congress president, during which he will address a convention of NRIs and is likely to meet the country’s prime minister.According to party sources, Gandhi will be the state guest of the Kingdom of Bahrain and will address NRIs settled there on January 8.Gandhi is also likely to meet Bahrain’s Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and the members of the royal family, the sources said.

They said that he was to also address NRIs in Dubai but that visit has been postponed.Party sources say Gandhi’s visit to Bahrain will be on the lines of his US trip last year.