India-Maldives Current Affairs, GK & News

PM Modi to meet President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold talks with Maldives’ President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on August 2, 2022 in New Delhi. During the talks, both the leaders are likely to sign several agreements. President of Maldives in on a four-day visit to India. The Maldives is key neighbour of India, in the Indian Ocean ..

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What is ‘India Out’ campaign of Maldives?

Ever since Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih was elected to office, an ‘India Out’ campaign has cropped up within the country. Highlights The campaign has mostly cropped on social media, for over the last three. It is led by government critics. The critics accuse Maldives President government of “allowing Indian boots on the ground”. It ..

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Exercise Ekuverin

The Exercise Ekuverin is a joint military exercise held between India and Maldives. It is held between the armies of India and Maldives. About Exercise Ekuverin Ekuverin means “Friends” in Dhivehi language. It is an Indo – Aryan language. It is spoken in India, Lakshadweep and Maldives. The Exercise is being conducted between India and ..

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Greater Male Connectivity Project: AFCONS to build bridge in Maldives

Indian construction firm, AFCONS, signed a contract for the largest-ever infrastructure project in Maldives on August 26, 2021. Key Points This project is dubbed as The Greater Male Connectivity Project (GMCP). It will comprise of a 6.74 km-long bridge and causeway link between Male and islands of Villingli, Thilafushi and Gulhifalhu. Project will be completed ..

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India-Maldives pact on Greater Male Connectivity Project

India and Maldives have signed pact with Maldives on one of the major connectivity initiatives called “Greater Male Connectivity Project”. Key Points Under the agreement, India will start the largest-ever infrastructure project called Greater Male Connectivity Project (GMCP) in the Maldives. For the project, India will grant $100 million and a line of credit worth ..

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Maldives’ Foreign Minister elected as UNGA President

Foreign Minister of Maldives, Abdulla Shahid, was elected as new President of UN General Assembly (UNGA). Key Points Abdulla Shahid won against Afghanistan’s former foreign minister Zalmai Rassoul with three-fourth majority. He fetched 143 votes while Rassoul got 48 votes out of 191 votes polled. Maldives will occupy office of President of UNGA for the ..

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