India-Maldives sign $50 million defence deal | The Daily Star
05:18 PM, February 21, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 05:33 PM, February 21, 2021

India-Maldives sign $50 million defence deal

India and the Maldives today signed a $50 million defence Line of Credit (LoC) agreement to boost maritime capabilities of the strategically-located Indian Ocean island nation.

The signing of the agreement took place after Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held talks with several Maldivian minister including its Defence Minister Mariya Didi.

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"A $50 million-dollar credit line agreement between the government of Maldives and EXIM Bank India was signed for defence projects," said a joint statement as visiting Indian external affairs minister ended his two-day visit to the Maldives.  

 

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