Tag: Maldives

ABL Indira JV bags Rs 350 crore project to upgrade police infrastructure in Maldives

CHENNAI: ABL Indira Projects — a Joint Venture between Ashoka Buildcon Ltd and city-based Indira Projects and Developments, on Tuesday said it recently signed an engineering, procurement and construction contract worth Rs 350 crore with the Maldives Police Service. The agreement was towards the design, construction of police stations, barracks and detention centre facilities. The […]

Vaccine diplomacy: Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Maldives get India’s anti-COVID-19 doses

KATHMANDU/DHAKA: Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and the Maldives have received India’s COVID-19 vaccines under grant assistance in sync with its a Neighbourhood First’s policy. India is one of the world”s biggest drugmakers and an increasing number of countries have already approached it for procuring the coronavirus vaccines. India has already rolled out a massive coronavirus vaccination […]

Maldives thanks India for $250 million support amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Yoshita Singh UNITED NATIONS: The Maldives has thanked India for the financial assistance of USD 250 million — “the single largest financial assistance from a donor” — to support the island nation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pandemic has also highlighted the importance of global cooperation. In the Maldives, without the support of our […]

Maldives Hires Amal Clooney To Fight For Rohingya Muslims At UN Court

The luxury tourist destination of the Maldives has hired prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney to represent it at the UN’s highest court in seeking justice for Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya Muslims. The Maldivian government said Wednesday it will formally join the mainly Muslim African state of The Gambia in challenging Myanmar’s 2017 military crackdown that […]

Special Training Programme for Maldivian Civil Servants to be conducted at Mussoorie and Delihi

NEW DELHI: The Special Training Program for Maldivian Civil Servants under the India and Maldives memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Training and Capacity Building Programme between the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) and the Maldives Civil Service Commission (CSC) will be conducted from September 16-28, 2019 at Mussoorie and Delihi. A 32 member Maldives […]

China grabbed more land than East India Company: Maldives Ex-President

NEW DELHI: While addressing at Indian Ocean conference, Ex-President of Maldives, Mohd Nasheed, accused China of grabbing more land than the East India Company did in its time. “The government of Maldives is very heavily in debt to Chinese commercial banks, specifically to Chinese EXIM bank. Bulk of the loans are structured in exactly the […]

India, Maldives sign treaty on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters

NEW DELHI: India and Maldives on Tuesday signed a treaty on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters as External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Shahid discussed ongoing cooperation in various fields and ways to further strengthen the bilateral ties. Jaishankar, who is in the Maldives to attend the 4th edition of […]

List of agreements signed during the state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Maldives

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi’s visit to the Maldives on Saturday, his first state visit abroad since being re-elected to office, was marked by the signing of six key agreements, and substantive bilateral level talks, reaffirming cooperation between the two countries. S. No. Name of Agreement/ MoUs Signatory from Indian side Signatory from […]

NCGG, Maldives Civil Services Commission sign MOU on Training and Capacity Building

NEW DELHI: The National Center for Good Governance (NCGG), India’s leading civil services training institution, has entered into an MOU with the Maldives Civil Services Commission for capacity building of 1000 Maldives civil servants over the next 5 years. The agreement was signed during the visit of the Prime Minister of India to Male on […]

TMR, You are fake news

NEW DELHI: News portal called The Maldives Report (TMR) has published fake report which aimed to tarnish the reputation of billionaire Abhishek Verma and former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed today. Portal published report called why did ex-president Nasheed meet an Indian Arms Dealer, while claiming that Maldivian public has started questioning why former President Nasheed […]

Billionaire Abhishek Verma meets former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed

NEW DELHI: Billionaire Abhishek Verma and his wife Anca Verma met former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed today and discussed a host of issues pertaining to development of Madlives. Mohammed Nasheed was the President of Maldives from 2008 to 2012. Abhishek Verma and Anca Verma own ‘Olialia World’ a US$ 2 billion multinational FMCG giant with […]

Sunjay Sudhir appointed as India’s envoy to the Maldives

NEW DELHI: Senior diplomat Sunjay Sudhir has been appointed as India’s Ambassador to the Maldives, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Monday. Sudhir, a 1993 batch Indian Foreign Service officer who is presently Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, is expected to take up the assignment shortly, the MEA said […]

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