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Bahrain pardons 250 Indian prisoners

Manama: Office of the Prime Minister of India (PMO India) has confirmed the news about releasing Indians who are serving sentences in Bahrain. The decision was announced during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the Gulf country as part of his three-nation tour.

“In a kind and humanitarian gesture, the Government of Bahrain has pardoned 250 Indians serving sentences in Bahrain. PM @narendramodi thanks the Bahrain Government for the Royal Pardon,” tweeted PMO India on Twitter.

Modi’s visit to Bahrain marked the first by an Indian Prime Minister to the country.

“PM @narendramodi has been conferred The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance. This was announced by His Majesty the King of Bahrain”, tweeted PMO India.

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