Foreign Secretaries from the SAARC countries on Sunday met here in the Nepalese capital to discuss cooperation on a range of issues like combating terrorism, poverty alleviation, energy security and climate change.
President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday extended greetings to the Maldives government and people on the eve of the island-state's Republic Fay and said he is confident that bilateral ties would continue to grow and strengthen in the coming years.
Indian men hardly broke a sweat as they thrashed unfancied Maldives 25-10 25-19 25-17 in exactly an hour to enter the quarterfinal of the Volleyball competition at the 17th Asian Games here Wedenesday.
President Xi Jinping was Tuesday due in Sri Lanka where he will launch construction of a Chinese-backed $1.4 billion port city as he promotes his vision of a "maritime silk road" in the face of growing competition from Japan and India.
China`s President Xi Jinping said he hoped the Maldives would help build a "21st century maritime silk road" as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean island chain on Monday.
The Maldives accords the highest respect to India`s interests and status as a global leader, President Abdulla Yameen has said as he reaffirmed his country`s commitment to further strengthening bilateral ties.