India has always risen to the occasion whenever Maldives needed a friend: President Solih

Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, said that India has always risen to the occasion whenever Maldives needed a friend

Sep 21, 2020
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Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, said that India has always risen to the occasion whenever Maldives needed a friend.

He made the remark in a tweet on Sunday evening, thanking India for the USD 250 million loan granted by the country as budget support to Maldives.

According to a statement released by the Foreign Ministry, the USD 250 million loan was granted in response to “an urgent request made by the President of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, in efforts to reduce the economic and financial impact due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.”


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