External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar will hold talks with Foreign Minister of Maldives and President elect of UNGA, Abdulla Shahid in New Delhi today. They are likely to discuss key international, multilateral, regional and bilateral issues of mutual interest. The discussions are expected to give further momentum to the rapidly expanding ties between the two countries. An Agreement for High Impact Community Development Projects to be implemented with Indian grant assistance in the Maldives will also be signed during the visit.
Mr Shahid will share his vision for UNGA Presidency through a virtual public address at the Indian Council of World Affairs premises today. India is the first country that he is visiting in his official capacity as President elect of UNGA since his election on 7th of June.