PM Modi to visit Maldives and Sri Lanka
Author: Desk June 4, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Maldives and Sri Lanka on 8th and 9th June; The visits to these countries will demonstrate the priority India attaches to its ‘Neighbourhood-First Policy’ and the SAGAR Doctrine.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a two day state visit to Maldives beginning 8th of June 2019 at the invitation of Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.
This will be the first overseas visit of Prime Minister Modi after his re-election. The visit is reflective of the new momentum in high-level exchanges between India and Maldives.
Earlier, President Solih had made a State visit to India in December 2018.
Prime Minister Modi will also visit Sri Lanka on 09 June 2019 at the invitation of Presdident Maithripala Sirisena. The visits to Maldives and Sri Lanka will demonstrate the priority India attaches to its ‘Neighbourhood-First Policy’ and the SAGAR Doctrine.