Maldivian president, Indian FM discuss development cooperation
MALE, Xinhua — The Maldives’ President Ibrahim Solih and visiting Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar discussed development cooperation between the two countries in a meeting here on Sunday.
Solih said a travel bubble between the Maldives and India had made India the largest source of tourists for his country in 2020, according to a statement issued by the President’s Office.
Solih and Jaishankar also discussed development projects supported by India.
Jaishankar arrived in the Maldives on Saturday for a visit.
During his visit, the Indian side donated a batch of COVID-19 vaccines to the Maldives. Jaishankar also oversaw the signing of cooperation documents on public broadcasting, sustainable urban development, and fish processing.