The delegation consist of 15 members with equal representation for all political parties and is being be accompanied by the parliament’s secretary-general and counselor-general.
Nasheed, who also served as former President, said the objective of this visit is to encourage both parliaments to improve their democratic systems and boost the long-standing relationship between the two countries.
During the visit, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will be signed between the 19th parliament of Maldives and Lok Sabha.
Nasheed stated that the MoU will focus on establishing an official guideline to promote avenues for improvement in the parliament and its administration. It includes information-sharing and providing and promoting democratic support on international platforms.
Maldives has enjoyed close relations with India since the taking over of new government under President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.