External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar will be on a three-day official visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka beginning today. During his visit to the Maldives, Mr Jaishankar will call on President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and hold discussions with the Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid.
His visit will see signing of agreements related to the bilateral development cooperation and launch of a number of key India-supported projects that will contribute to the socio-economic development of the Maldives. EAM’s visit to Sri Lanka will follow his earlier visits to Sri Lanka in January 2021 and March 2022. Sri Lanka and India are all-weather ally.