Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka indicates importance India attaches to 'Neighbourhood First' policy: PM Modi
The Maldives government has announced that it will confer its highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries -- Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen -- on Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his first bilateral visit on Saturday after being re-elected for a second term.
"President @ibusolih has announced his decision to confer on PM of India H.E. @narendramodi the Maldives highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries, 'The Most Honourable Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen' during PM's visit today. Namaskar, Swagatham," Shahid tweeted.
The Indian leader will address the Majlis (Parliament of Maldives) on Saturday. He, along with Solih, will also inaugurate two projects.
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