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PM Modi congratulates President of Maldives

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of Maldives today, and complimented him on the victory of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) in the recent Parliamentary elections. Prime Minister Modi noted that this significant victory of MDP signifies a resounding endorsement of the policies and efforts of its leaders, who […]

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EAM Sushma Swaraj set to visit Maldives

External Affairs Minister  Sushma Swaraj, will be paying a visit to Male, Maldives from 17-18 March 2019 at the invitation of Abdulla Shahid, Foreign Minister of Maldives. She will be accompanied by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and other senior officials. During her visit, Sushma Swaraj will have bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister Shahid, delegation level […]

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India and Maldives join hands on maritime security and counter-terrorism

India and Maldives held discussions yesterday on the further strengthening bilateral defence cooperation in New Delhi yesterday. Both sides agreed that the two countries would continue their traditionally close cooperation on issues of maritime security, counter-terrorism and medical cooperation. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reiterated India’s commitment to contribute towards capacity building and training requirements of the […]

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For Maldives’ new government, it is India First

Abdulla Shahid, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives, called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (November 27, 2018). Welcoming Shahid and his delegation to India, the President said that India and Maldives enjoy a uniquely special, close and friendly relationship. The government of India’s vision of […]

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Naval officers from 16 Indian Ocean littoral countries to attend Goa Maritime Symposium – 2018

Towards fostering friendly relations with India’s maritime neighbours, the Indian Navy, through the Naval War College, Goa is hosting the ‘Goa Maritime Symposium – 2018’ on 16th October 2018. The event, which is a follow-on to the maiden Goa Maritime Conclave held in 2017, is likely to be attended by senior naval officers and representatives from […]

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Maldives revokes state of emergency, India welcomes it

The Maldives has revoked the state of emergency following exhaustive back-channel diplomatic parleys. Earlier, the Indian government had refused to send troops to the nation to either topple or diminish the hold of dictator Abdulla Yameen despite opposition demanding it unequivocally. India swiftly welcomed the move by the Yameen government which was banking too heavily on […]

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Is India buckling under Chinese pressure on Dalai Lama?

In response to a query regarding a recent media report on the Government’s position on the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual Guru Dalai Lama, the Official Spokesperson said: “Government of India’s position on His Holiness the Dalai Lama is clear and consistent. He is a revered religious leader and is deeply respected by the people of India. […]