12 April 2017 – Male’

The Foreign Secretary of the Republic of India, His Excellency Dr. S. Jaishankar arrived in Maldives this afternoon on an official visit. The Foreign Secretary was received on arrival at the Velaana International Airport, by the Foreign Secretary, His Excellency
Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed.

During the visit, Foreign Secretary Jaishankar is scheduled to call on His Excellency
Mr. Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, President of the Republic of Maldives and Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim.  He is also expected to hold consultations with his counterpart, H.E. Dr. Ali Naseer Mohamed.

Foreign Secretary Jaishankar was accompanied by Mr. Sanjay Panda, Joint Secretary (IOR) and Mr. M. Subbarayuda, Joint Secretary (DPA III).