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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh & his Maldivian counterpart hold talks in Male to further strengthen bilateral defence & security ties

May 1, 2023 Photo(s): By PIB

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Maldives on May 1, 2023, on a 3-day official visit at the invitation of his Maldivian counterpart Mariya Ahmed Didi. As a special gesture, reflecting the warmth in the bilateral relations, the Defence Minister of Maldives broke protocol and personally received the Defence Minister upon arrival at the airport.

Later, the Defence Minister held bilateral delegation-level talks with the Maldivian Defence Minister. Issues of mutual defence cooperation and new initiatives to further strengthen defence and security partnership were discussed in the meeting. India will be handing over a Fast patrol vessel along with an assault landing craft to Maldivian Coast Guard in a formal ceremony on May 2, 2023.

The Defence Minister also held discussions with the Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Shahid. Issues of ongoing bilateral defence and infrastructural development cooperation in Maldives by India were discussed.

The Defence Minister will call on the President of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on May 2, 2023.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met the Defence Minister of Maldives Mariya Ahmed Didi in Male to further boost the defence partnership between India & Maldives.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh bilateral meeting with his Maldivian counterpart Mariya Ahmed Didi, in Male on May 1, 2023.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paying homage at the 3rd November Memorial flag mounting ceremony in Male on May 1, 2023. Maldivian Defence Minister Mariya Ahmed Didi is also seen.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met Maldives’ Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdulla Shahid in Male.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meeting with Maldivian Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid, in Male on May 1, 2023.