Maldivian President to begin five-day visit to India from tomorrow

Maldivian President to begin five-day visit to India from tomorrowNew Delhi, Oct 20 : Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed will begin his five-day visit to India from tomorrow.

Duirng his visit, President Nasheed will attend a conference on climate change and review the bilateral ties. He will be the guest of honour at the Delhi High Level Conference on Climate Change and Technology Transfer.

Nasheed is scheduled to meet the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh. Nasheed’s special focus in his talks with Dr. Singh will be a common approach on climate change issues ahead of December’s Copenhagen Climate Summit.

Both sides will also review ongoing cooperation in the field of health, education, economic projects and developmental assistance.

Nasheed will be accompanied by a large delegation of Ministers, MPs, and mediapersons.

The visit is being held on the invitation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

President Nasheed, who became President of the Maldives in November 2008, is visiting India for the second time. (ANI)