High-level Indian delegation in Addu city

A high-level delegation from India is visiting southernmost Addu city to inspect the projects being carried out in the atoll under Indian assistance.

According to the Indian High Commission in Maldives, the delegation is reviewing the progress of various India-funded projects, including the National Police Academy (ISLES) project, Addu Roads and Reclamation project as well as high-impact projects in the areas of fisheries and eco-tourism.

The delegation includes Joint Secretary for Indian Ocean Region Division of the Ministry of External Affairs, Amit Narang and Indian Ambassador to the Maldives Sanjay Sudhir as well as other high-level diplomats.

The delegation, that arrived on Thursday will meet with relevant stakeholders and review ways in which efforts can be further accelerated.

The police academy project was commenced in 2017. India's largest grant project in the Maldives, the project costs US$ 18 million. The academy is expected to be opened in July.

The current administration has been strengthening and maintaining bilateral ties with India.