External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will begin her two-day visit to the Maldives from Sunday aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Saturday.
During her visit, Sushma Swaraj will have bilateral meetings with her counterpart Abdulla Shahid and delegation level meetings with other Ministers including Mariya Ahmed Didi (Defence) and Ibrahim Ameer (Finance).
"The Ministers will review the entire gamut of bilateral relations and discuss future programme of action," the Ministry said in a statement.
"India attaches the highest importance to its relationship with the Maldives which is marked by trust, transparency, mutual understanding and sensitivity. This visit will further strengthen the close and friendly relations between India and Maldives," the statement added.
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