Rahul Gandhi meets Crown Prince of Bahrain

ANI | Updated: Jan 08, 2018 18:18 IST

Bahrain, Jan 8 (ANI): Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday met Crown Prince of Bahrain Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa in Bahrain.

He also met Prince Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa at Al Wadi Palace and gifted him books written by former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru while in prison, including Discovery of India.

Rahul is on a trip to Bahrain and had a "euphoric reception" on his arrival at the Kingdom of Bahrain, earlier on Monday.

The members of Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) received the Gandhi scion at the airport with open arms and smiles.

Fans and well-wishers thronged the airport, breaching the security, to greet and take selfies on their mobile phones with the newly-elected Congress chief.

Gandhi will be addressing the Non-Resident Indians (NRI) conclave in Bahrain. (ANI)