Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicAbdulla Shahid

Topic: Abdulla Shahid

India our first & closest friend. But China a partner too, says Maldives foreign minister Shahid

‘India Out’ campaign in Maldives is being carried out by the opposition who have no development agenda, says Abdulla Shahid, who is also president of the UN General Assembly.

Maldives won’t allow non-state actors to use its territory: Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid says he would reiterate his country's demand for reform of UNSC once he takes over as UNGA president.

International community must come together to assist Afghan people: UNGA chief Abdulla Shahid

Shahid, Maldives foreign minister, also said that the UN has a 'clear role' to play in Afghanistan as maintenance of international peace and security is a mandate of the UNSC.

UNGA president-elect Abdullah Shahid calls on PM Modi, discusses India-Maldives ties

Modi felicitated the president-elect on his vision statement for a 'Presidency of Hope' and assured him of India's full support and cooperation during his presidency.

Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid becomes 76th President of UN General Assembly

United Nations: Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid was on Monday overwhelmingly elected as President of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly,...

Foreign Secy Shringla lauds Maldives’ ‘India First’ policy, assures Covid recovery support

Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who is on a two-day visit to Maldives, met President Ibrahim Solih, Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid and ex-president Mohamed Nasheed.

Relationship with India ‘outstanding’, China is ‘generous’: Maldives FM Abdulla Shahid

After ties between India and Maldives got strained under Abdulla Yameen, the new Maldivian foreign minister says the ‘relationship is based on principles’.

Maldives to confer PM Modi country’s highest honour

In his first bilateral trip to the Maldives, Modi reflected upon the importance of India’s “Neighbourhood First” policy.

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G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at 6th Indian Mobile Congress 1 October 2022 | Representational image | The Print

Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

Analysis of govt data shows that while price of mobile data is one-twentieth of what it was 6 yrs ago, LPG price is up 73%, atta prices up by over 28%.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.