Prime Minister Modi departs from Maldives

Updated:3 weeks, 1 day ago IST

Male (Maldives), Nov 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed for Delhi after attending the swearing-in ceremony of Maldives’ President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih. He was seen off by the President till his car, and till his plane by Speaker of People’s Majlis (Parliament), Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed. Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the swearing-in ceremony today followed by a meeting with the newly-elected President Solih. Solih became the 7th President of the Maldives and the country’s third democratically elected president, following Mohamed Nasheed and Abdulla Yameen. This was Prime Minister Modi’s first visit to the South Asian country. The last Indian Prime Minister to Maldives was in November 2011 by Manmohan Singh.

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