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PM Modi launches $4.2 million redevelopment project of temple in Bahrain

PTI Manama | Updated on August 25, 2019 Published on August 25, 2019

Narendra Modi. Prime Minister. File photo   -  AFP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the $4.2 million redevelopment project of the 200-year-old Lord Sri Krishna temple in the Bahraini capital during his two-day visit to the Gulf nation.

The facelift for the Shreenathji (Shree Krishna) temple in Manama will kick off later this year.

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

Modi arrived here on Saturday, the first ever by an Indian Prime Minister to Bahrain.

Published on August 25, 2019
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