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India keen on more investments from Bahrain

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India on Thursday urged Bahrain to enhance its investments in India, highlighting the investment opportunities in the country.

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met visiting Bahraini Industry, Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed R.Alzayani and “mentioned the high investment opportunities in India and requested Bahrain to enhance its investments”, India’s commerce ministry said in a release.

During the meeting, Alzayani emphasized on the strong bonds between both countries and said that India is a vital partner for Bahrain, the statement added.

India-Bahrain bilateral trade has grown post-2000 from around $ 200 million and was worth around $ 1.2 billion in 2013-2014.

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