A wary China on Tuesday hoped that the Maldives' new government will provide an "enabling environment" to Chinese companies and stick to the controversial Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Beijing had signed with the now ousted President Abdulla Yameen.
Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed said on Friday that he has withdrawn his ticket from the presidential elections scheduled for September 23.
Seven countries have been invited to observe the Maldives presidential elections which are scheduled to be held on September 23, the media reported.
The Maldives Immigration has refuted reports that it is denying work permits to Indian citizens.
The Maldives government on Thursday said that foreigners could no longer invest in event management, entertainment and production in the island country in order to boost local employment.
India's Gujarat state got a United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) award for women's leadership with low cost and sustainable technology to tackle storms.
The Indian government has appointed Krishnamurthy Subramanian as its new Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in place of Arvind Subramanian, who left the post in July this year.