Mumbai: Narendra Modi who is ready to travel to the Maldives today, President Ibrahim Solihih has announced his decision to honour the Prime Minister with the highest award given to foreign dignitaries in the island nation.
President @ibusolih has announced his decision to confer on PM of India H.E. @narendramodi the Maldives highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries, “The Most Honourable Order of the Distinguished Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen” during PM’s visit today. Namaskar, Swagatham, tweeted Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Shahid.
— Prasar Bharati News Services (@PBNS_India) June 8, 2019
The Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that Narendra Modi will visit the Maldives and Sri Lanka from 8 to 9 June in his first bilateral visit after his second bilateral visit.
“This will be the first trip by the Indian Prime Minister to the Maldives after Manmohan Singh visited the island nation in 2011,” said Gokhale.
Earlier, before travelling to Sri Lanka and Maldives Narendra Modi addressed a public meeting in Kerala and also visited Lord Krishna Temple.