India-Maldives: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India and Maldives sign four agreements

Published: November 10, 2020

India and Maldives have agreed over four MOUs during the visit of India’s Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to Maldives. The four MOUs were signed for cooperation in sports and youth affairs; connectivity project, setting of plant and soil testing labs. Four Agreements between India and Maldives One of the four MoUs was signed for ..

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India launches first Cargo Ferry Service to Maldives

Published: September 22, 2020

The Minister of State for Shipping, Mansukh Mandaviya recently launched the first direct Cargo Ferry service to Maldives. The service will help boost the business and trade relations between the countries. The launch of the service will also help to boost Neighbourhood First Policy. Highlights The service will connect Tuticorin and Cochin ports of Indi ..

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Neighbourhood First Policy: PM Modi to hold e-Summit with Sri Lanka

Published: September 21, 2020

On September 26, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold his first virtual Summit with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa. The meeting is expected to be held on the side lines of United Nations general assembly. Apart from Sri Lanka India is expected to hold several other meets with its neighbourhood in the ..

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India grants USD 500 million assistance for connectivity project in Maldives

Published: August 13, 2020

India has announced that it will fund the implementation of the major connectivity project in the Maldives with $400 million line of credit and $100 million grant. This came after the talks between the External Affairs Minister of India and his Maldivian counterpart, Abdulla Shahid. Details of the Project India will fund the 6.7 km ..

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India extended LoC worth USD 18 million to Maldives

Published: August 7, 2020

India has extended the Line of Credit worth $18 million to the Government of Maldives in order to expand the fishing facilities in the island country. The facilities will be improved at Maldives Industrial Fisheries Company (MIFCO). Details The project is regarding investment in fish collection and storage facilities and the setting up of a ..

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