Lok Sabha Speaker to visit Maldives: PM

Last Updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 14:19

Male: Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar is scheduled to visit Maldives at the invitation of her Maldivian counterpart in the "People`s Majlis".
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced this during his address to the Majlis, Maldives` Parliament.
He said the formation of India-Maldives Parliamentary Friendship Groups in the People`s Majlis and Indian Parliament augur well for the development of relations between the two parliaments.

In his address to the Majlis, the first by a visiting head of the government or state in its history of 78 years, the Prime Minister said the `People`s Majlis` is a testimony
to the strong faith the people of Maldives have shown in democracy.

"As a fellow democracy we take delight in your achievements," he said.


First Published: Saturday, November 12, 2011 - 14:19

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