Visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka

June 12, 20198 days 00
  • Post re-election PM Modi has visited Maldives and Sri Lanka.
  • He was presented a replica of the “Samadhi Buddha Statue” by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena.
  • The Samadhi Buddha is a famous statue situated at Mahamevnāwa Park in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.
  • Modi is the first international leader to visit Sri Lanka post Easter Sunday terror attacks.
  • He also signed 6 bilateral agreements with Maldivian President Mohamed Solih in key areas like defence and maritime security.
  • Modi was conferred with the Maldives’ highest honour “Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen”
  • He also addressed the Maldivian Parliament, the Majlis.
  • India also agreed to offer training to the Maldivian Civil Servants.

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