Foreign Minister Shahid meets with Indian High Commissioner

Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid (R) and Indian High Commissioner Sunjay Sudhir (L) on November 9, 2020. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid, on Wednesday, met with Indian High Commissioner to Maldives Sunjay Sudhir.

The meeting took place at the Foreign Ministry headquarters in Male’.

According to Shahid, the discussions at the meeting focused on the progress of development projects in Maldives under Indian grant assistance and Indian line of credit, including the Greater Male’ Connectivity Project.

The Greater Male’ Connectivity Project is set to be the biggest infrastructure development project to be run in Maldives – and will see the islands in the greater Male’ region linked via causeways.

India has pledged USD 500 million for the project.