India extends financial support of US$ 250 mln to the Maldives

The Government of India has extended a financial package worth 250 million US dollars to the Government of Maldives.

The financial assistance was announced during a Digital Video Conference held Thursday, between the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives Abdulla Shahid and Minister of External Affairs of India Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.

According to the Foreign Ministry, this financial package will support the Maldives in meeting the Government’s financing gap, and support the Government’s efforts in responding to COVID-19.