Sushma Swaraj to visit Maldives tomorrow

Sushma Swaraj to visit Maldives tomorrow
Sushma-Swaraj to visit Maldives tomorrow

With an aim to strengthen the 'close and friendly' relations between the two countries. External Affairs minister will travel to Maldives on a two-day visit beginning on Sunday.

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and a number of senior officials will accompany Swaraj during the trip. Officials said it will be the first full-fledged bilateral visit at the political level from India to the Maldives after the new government assumed office.

Announcing the visit, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that she will have a bilateral meeting with Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid and delegation-level talks with Defence Minister Mariya Ahmed Didi, Finance Minister Ibrahim Ameer, National Planning and Infrastructure Minister Mohamed Aslam, Transport and Civil Aviation Minister Aishath Nahula and Economic Development Minister Fayyaz Ismail.

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