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The consignment was airlifted to Male by an Indian Air Force C-130 aircraft, as part of 'Operation Sanjeevani'.
Afghanistan has pledged $1 million, while Maldives said it would contribute $2,00,000 to the fund, which was proposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
After ties between India and Maldives got strained under Abdulla Yameen, the new Maldivian foreign minister says the ‘relationship is based on principles’.
Nasheed says free trade agreement which Maldives signed with China, under the previous pro-Beijing regime of Abdulla Yameen, was now dead.
Ahmed Adheeb Abdul Ghafoor, who arrived in India Thursday, was sent back as he did not have valid documents to enter the country.
African nations, including Mauritius, also received a boost in Indian aid in Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget presented Friday.
The launch of coastal surveillance radar system is significant as Maldives is key to China's Maritime Silk Road project in the Indian Ocean.
Modi's arrival in the Maldives marks his first foreign visit after re-election as Prime Minister, and will help strengthen bilateral ties.
In his first bilateral trip to the Maldives, Modi reflected upon the importance of India’s “Neighbourhood First” policy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also inaugurate a Comprehensive Training Centre for Maldives national forces as part of a join defence pact.