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Maldives Foreign Minister In India Amid LS Polls To Push For ‘Debt Concessions’ From Modi Govt

India-Maldives: Maldives Foreign Minister Moosa Zameer undertook his ongoing visit to New Delhi to “garner concessions” for his country from the Narendra Modi government by way of major debt relief on the various lines of credit (LoC) given by New Delhi to Malé, even as the archipelago nation has openly take a pro-China stance under President Mohamed Muizzu, ABPLIVE has learnt.  This is Zameer’s maiden visit to India since becoming the Foreign Minister of Maldives, and comes as India is thick in the middle of its Lok Sabha election. During his visit, Zameer met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and the two held delegation-level talks. According to diplomatic sources, the main focus of the discussion was debt-relief measures – Malé, they said, wants New Delhi to f...

India, Maldives To Firm Up Relationship Roadmap With Zameer’s Visit As Malé Gets Close To China

India-Maldives: Bilateral ties between India and Maldives are set to take a decisive turn with the maiden visit of their Foreign Minister Moosa Zameer amid a raging row between the countries over the withdrawal of Indian military personnel from the island nation even as the Mohamed Muizzu government deepens its relationship with China. Zameer will be arriving in New Delhi late Wednesday evening and, on Thursday, he will be holding bilateral talks with his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar. The visit comes at a time when India is deep in its election season and the Model Code of Conduct is in force, and less than a month since President Muizzu’s party registered a landslide victory in the Maldives’ parliamentary elections. The victory of the People’s National Congress (P...