Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Maldives, India

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 […]

Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed,Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, China ,Abdulla Yameen,India,Nirmala Sitharaman

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 […]

Maldives, India, China, foreign policy, Dr. Mohamed Asim, Mohamed Nasheed ,Maumoon Abdul Gayoom

Maldives to abide by ‘India First’ policy as China and Islamism come knocking

Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Special Envoy of the President of Maldives called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday afternoon. They discussed the ties between India and Maldives as close neighbours bound by shared history, culture and maritime interests in the Indian Ocean. Special Envoy Asim reiterated the commitment of Maldives to […]