PM Modi to embark on a tour to Maldives and Sri Lanka from today

India is likely to announce several new projects during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s state visit to the Maldives today and tomorrow. They include taking up construction of a cricket stadium and renovation of its Friday Mosque. Indian Ambassador in Maldives Sunjay Sudhir informed AIR that an announcement is likely on building a Cricket Stadium with International standards to help the Islands Nation in training its cricket team. 

The renovation of the Friday Mosque, one of the historic and sacred Mosques in the Maldives, through Archaeological Survey of India may also be announced during the visit.

Meanwhile, the Maldivian Authorities have made elaborate arrangements to welcome Mr Modi and especially the roads leading to Majlis, Maldives Parliament, decorated with the National Flags of the two countries.

The Hindu

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