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Foreign Minister, Speaker pay courtesy calls on PM Modi

Shahudha Mohamed
13 December 2019, MVT 22:28
Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid paying a courtesy call on the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. PHOTO: FOREIGN MINISTRY
Shahudha Mohamed
13 December 2019, MVT 22:28

Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on Friday.

Former President and Parliament Speaker Mohamed Nasheed also met PM Modi earlier the same day.

During the meeting held at the Prime Minister's residence in New Delhi, India, Minister Shahid conveyed greetings on behalf of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and the Maldivian people.

Tweet by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi following his meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid. PHOTO: TWITTER

He also expressed gratitude for India's contribution in Maldives' development and guaranteed the island nation's cooperation in tackling issues in mutual areas.

Speaker Nasheed's discussions with PM Modi revolved mostly around environmental issues.

Tweet by Speaker Mohamed Nasheed following the meeting with PM Narendr Modi. PHOTO: TWITTER

Nasheed is currently on a visit to neighbouring India with a delegation of MPs and Parliament staff, to sign an MoU with the Parliament of India, Lok Sabha.

In addition to increased cooperation, training programmes will be conducted for Parliament staff under this agreement.

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