H.E. President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Monday afternoon, arrived in India on a four-day official visit. The President is in India at the invitation of the Prime Minister of India, H.E. Narendra Modi.

Upon arrival at the Receptorium Air Force Station in Palam, New Delhi, the President and the Maldivian delegation were received by H.E. Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, the Indian Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, and Dairying, and senior officials of the Indian External Affairs Ministry. A traditional performance was also presented to greet the delegation on their arrival.

The President is accompanied by a delegation of senior government officials as well as representatives from leading businesses in the Maldives. The President will conclude his visit and return to the Maldives on August 4, 2022.

President Solih’s visit to India denotes the close relationship between the two countries. India has been a vital partner in Maldives’ socioeconomic development. a number key projects initiated by the government have been completed as a result of this partnership.