NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi is on his first to the Maldives as the Prime Minister. PM Modi will visit the country today and will attend the inauguration ceremony of Maldives President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

Before leaving for the Maldives first time as the Prime Minister of India, PM Modi addressed the news reporters and talked about the recent elections in the Maldives. He said that the recent elections in the country represent a prosperous future of the country. Besides this, the elections in the Maldives also represents the collective aspirations of the people for democracy and rule of law in the country, PM Modi added.

Before leaving for the Maldives, PM Modi tweeted a series of posts. In his posts, PM Modi said, “I will convey to the new Maldivian Government of Mr Solih the desire of the Indian Government to work closely for realisation of their developmental priorities, especially in areas of infrastructure, health care, connectivity & human resource development,” PM Modi said in a series of tweets.

After talking about the elections in the Maldives, PM Modi said that “We in India strongly desire to see a stable, democratic, prosperous and peaceful Republic of Maldives.”

On the other hand, PM Modi congratulated Maldives President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on his victory in the elections and being appointed as the President of Maldives. PM Modi also wished Solih all the best for his tenure in the government of the country.

Our sources have recently reported us that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was personally invited by Ibrahim Mohamed Solih regarding his swearing-in ceremony and PM Modi accepted the invitation extended by Mr Solih.