MALE, Maldives – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived within the Maldives for his first official abroad journey since being elected to workplace for a second time period.
It is the primary go to by an Indian prime minister to the South Asian archipelago nation in eight years.
Modi is assembly with Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Saturday night. He is then scheduled to handle the Maldives’ Parliament.
In a Twitter message quickly after touchdown within the Maldives, Modi stated his go to “indicates the importance India attaches to strong ties with the Republic of Maldives and the desire to boost cooperation in various spheres.”
India had been involved with former Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom’s leaning towards China, which is looking for affect within the Indian Ocean.