India Maldives ties

EAM S Jaishankar signs USD 50 million defence LoC agreement to boost maritime capabilities of Maldives

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday (February 20) handed over 1 lakh additional doses of the made-in-India COVID-19 vaccine to the Maldives. The Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid and Health Minister Ahmed Naseem received the coronavirus vaccine.

Feb 21, 2021, 14:27 PM IST

First India funded project of 2021 inaugurated in the Maldives; several more lined up

The project is to upgrade the Ekuveni running track into a state-of-the-art synthetic nine-lane running track.

Jan 17, 2021, 00:41 AM IST

Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla says India stands with Maldives' democratic journey; MoUs on infra projects signed

During his two-day visit to the Maldives, Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla extended New Delhi's support for the country's "democratic journey" and signed a number of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on infrastructure projects, including on $100 million grant for Greater Male Connectivity Project.

Nov 09, 2020, 21:56 PM IST

India backs Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid's candidature for UNGA president

India has backed Maldives Foreign Minister's candidature for the President of United Nations General Assembly for 2021-22 period.

Nov 09, 2020, 21:47 PM IST

Operation Cactus: How India helped the Maldives in November 1988

Operation Cactus, etched in India-Maldives history, shows how the Indian Navy played a significant role.

Nov 03, 2020, 01:23 AM IST

Colossal milestone, says Maldives Defence Minister as India delivers Dornier surveillance aircraft as gift

The aircraft will help the country in Maritime & exclusive economic zone (EEZ) surveillance, humanitarian assistance, disaster and medical Relief. 

Sep 29, 2020, 21:21 PM IST

India's special friendship with Maldives as deep as Indian Ocean waters: PM Narendra Modi

Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, PM Modi tweeted, "Thank you, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih! India will continue to support the Maldives in mitigating the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic."

Aug 13, 2020, 23:23 PM IST

India to finance Maldives's biggest infrastructure project

India will provide funding of $500 million for the project which that will increase connectivity between the country. The $500 financial package consists of a grant of $100 million and a new Line of Credit (LOC) of $400 million.

Aug 13, 2020, 18:22 PM IST

India takes up issue of work visas denial in Maldives, warns it can hit tourism

The sources told PTI that India was also engaged in talks with Maldives over the issue of stationing of two naval helicopters in that country.

Jul 04, 2018, 21:32 PM IST

Maldives not hiring Indians, happens when foreign policy is about photo ops: Rahul Gandhi attacks Narendra Modi government

Maldives, once one of our closest allies & beneficiary of massive aid, is cancelling Indian work visas, tweeted Rahul Gandhi.

Jun 14, 2018, 21:55 PM IST

Maldives seeks Indian investment in tourism, energy

"We are open to corporate India. Indian investments are welcome in Maldives. I assure Indian industry that we will provide a conducive environment for investment," Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom while addressing members of three industry chambers - CII, Ficci and Assocham.

Jan 02, 2014, 21:24 PM IST