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Direct India-Maldives shipping service to be flagged off next month

The service, agreed upon during  the visit of PM Narendra Modi to Maldives last year shall be connecting Cochin and Tuticorin with Maldives capital Male. An MoU was signed last year to establish a direct passenger-cum-cargo ferry service between the two neighbours for providing an alternate, direct and less expensive …

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India announces USD 500 million help in Maldives Connectivity project

Maldivian  president Ibrahim Mohammad Solih in a tweet said that “A landmark moment in Maldives-India cooperation today as we receive Indian assistance of USD250 million as budget support and USD500 million for the Greater Malé Connectivity Project. I thank PM @narendramodi and the Indian people for their generosity and friendship” Yesterday, …

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PM Modi to visit Singapore, Maldives next week

The Prime Minister will then be in Maldives on November 17 to attend the swearing in ceremony of newly elected President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. Maldivian Democratic Party leader Solih defeated incumbent Abdullah Yameen in presidential race in September. Prime Minister Modi had telephoned Solih to congratulate him on his win …

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Maldives Supreme Court clears way for Nasheed’s return

The court halted the conviction after the Prosecutor General requested the apex court to review verdict against him last Sunday. The order requested state authorities not to take any action against Nasheed until it reviews his verdict as requested by the PG’s office. The judgement comes two days before former …

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European Union warns Maldives of sanctions

The Maldives has been in turmoil since strongman President Abdulla Yameen jailed or exiled all his main opponents in recent months. “The European Union adopted today a framework for targeted sanctions in view of the situation in the Maldives, making it possible, if the situation does not improve, to impose …

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