No corruption in Male airport deal, says watchdog

The USD 511 million project was abruptly cancelled by the Maldivian government in November 2012.

Assocham seeks govt intervention against GMR proj termination

The move violates the spirit of International Concession Agreement which was signed after biding global tender by the GMR Group, the chamber said.

Indians at GMR get threatening text messages in Male

Meanwhile, Waheed's special advisor Dr. Hassan Saeed, who is tipped to be Waheed's running mate in the 2013 Presidential elections, said that the GMR termination decision was a patriotic move.

Maldives scraps GMR-Male Airport contract; India slams it

The USD 500-million project was hanging in balance ever since the regime change in Maldives earlier this year. The GMR group had won the contract during the regime of former President Mohamed Nasheed.