Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicIbrahim Mohamed Solih

Topic: Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

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.

Maldives president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih personally invites PM Modi for swearing-in ceremony

Modi too extended an invitation to the president-elect to visit India, which Solih accepted.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.