External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met her Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Shahid in New Delhi.
The two leaders had a productive meeting on deepening bilateral cooperation and to ensure peace and security in the region.
In a tweet, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, the visit of Mr Shahid reflects the harmonious synergy of India’s ‘Neighbourhood First’ and Maldives ‘India First’ policy.
He said, both the countries are working together to fulfil the developmental priorities of Maldives.
Mrs Swaraj congratulated Mr Shahid on his appointment as new Foreign Minister of Maldives.