New Delhi: Prime Minister of India, H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi was paid a state visit to the Republic of Maldives on 08 June 2019 at the invitation of H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of Maldives. This was the first overseas visit of Prime Minister Modi after his re-election.
The visit is reflective of the new momentum in high-level exchanges between India and Maldives. Earlier, President Solih had made a State visit to India in December 2018.
Prime Minister Modi’s forthcoming visit was provided an important occasion to review the recent developments in bilateral relations and exchange views on issues of mutual interest with the objective of further strengthening the special relationship between the two countries.