Maldives

South Asian country in the Indian Ocean

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The Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is an Asian country, located in the Indian Ocean, situated in the Arabian Sea. It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 1,000 kilometres (620ย mi) from the Asian continent. The chain of 26 atolls stretches from Ihavandhippolhu Atoll in the north to the Addu City in the south. Comprising a territory spanning roughly 298 square kilometres (115ย sqย mi), the Maldives is one of the world's most geographically dispersed sovereign states as well as the smallest Asian country by land area and population, with around 427,756 inhabitants. Malรฉ is the capital and a populated city, traditionally called the "King's Island" for its central location.

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The Maldivian leaders also expressed commitment to support India's efforts to combat terrorism, particularly cross-border terrorism, and crimes such as piracy,..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

In a joint statement, Maldives foreign minister Abdulla Shahid "reiterated his Government's India-First Policy and said that his Government looks forward to..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

India and Maldives on Sunday exchanged three agreements in the presence of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Shahid
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

In a special gesture, Swaraj was received at the airport by her Maldivian counterpart Abdulla Shahid and Foreign Secretary Abdul Mohamed, External Affairs..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Sushma Swaraj will visit Maldives on Sunday, the first visit by a foreign minister after a new government was sworn in.
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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