Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicIbrahim Mohamed Solih

Topic: Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

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.

Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to visit India next week, set to meet Murmu, Modi

MEA spokesman Arindam Bagchi during a briefing Thursday said Solih's visit, from 1 to 4 August, would give an opportunity to review the partnership progress between India & Maldives.

Jaishankar begins two-day Maldives tour as India seeks to expand partnership in Indo-Pacific

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar is likely to meet President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih & will hold discussions with ministers for foreign affairs & defence, among others.

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.

Maldives-India cargo ferry will promote bilateral trade, boost economies, says PM Modi

Modi was responding to a tweet by Maldives President Ibrahim Solih hailing the maiden voyage of the ferry between Kulhudhuffushi, Male and south India.

China has been and will continue to be an important development partner, says Maldives

Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid’s comments come amid a reset in New Delhi-Male ties under President Solih, after years of frost during tenure of China-leaning Abdulla Yameen.

Delhi’s financial aid to Male exceeds $2 billion as Maldives returns to ‘India First’

Growing India-Maldives cooperation is seen as a message to China, which brought Male into its circle of influence under former President Abdulla Yameen. 

India relieved as President Solih’s party wins Maldives polls, but shadow of China remains

The parliamentary election results mark Maldives’ return to ‘India first’ policy while arresting its tilt towards China.

In boost to bilateral ties, PM Modi holds talks with Maldivian president Solih

Maldivian president Solih, who came to power a month ago, arrived in New Delhi on a three-day state visit.

How Modi plans to win Maldives back from China’s embrace

Modi government has lined up generous aid and a high-level visit to Male by the PM as it looks for course correction in ties with the island nation.

On Camera

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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