Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Shahid on Wednesday arrived in New Delhi for his official go to, mentioned External Affairs Ministry (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.
“Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives and President-elect of UNGA76 @abdulla_shahid arrives in New Delhi on an official go to,” Mr Bagchi wrote in a tweet.
— Arindam Bagchi (@MEAIndia) July 21, 2021
Abdullah Shahid, who can be President-Elect of the 76th General Assembly of the United Nations (PGA), can pay a courtesy name on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and can maintain talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on key worldwide, multilateral, regional and bilateral problems with mutual curiosity.
Mr Shahid may also share his imaginative and prescient for United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Presidency by way of a digital public tackle titled “Presidency of Hope: COVID Pandemic and Need for Reformed Multilateralism” on July 23 on the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) premises at Sapru House, New Delhi.
“The go to of (Mr) Shahid will present a chance to change views with him on a number of international challenges that the United Nations is at present seized with. It may also give us a chance to reiterate India’s abiding dedication to multilateralism and to the UN’s management in confronting these challenges,” the MEA mentioned within the launch.
India could be the primary nation that Mr Shahid could be visiting in his official capability as PGA-Elect since his election on June 7, 2021.
PGA-elect had final visited India in April 2021 in his capability because the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Maldives.
Maldives occupies a central place as a part of India’s Neighborhood First coverage and the SAGAR imaginative and prescient of the Prime Minister and the 2 ministers are additionally anticipated to evaluate your complete gamut of bilateral cooperation between the 2 sides.
The discussions are anticipated to present additional momentum to the quickly increasing ties between the 2 nations. An Agreement for High Impact Community Development Projects to be applied with Indian grant help within the Maldives may also be signed through the go to, the discharge added.
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