EAM Jaishankar Discusses Bilateral Cooperation With Maldivian counterpart
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held a telephonic conversation with his Maldivian counterpart, Abdulla Shahid, on January 5. Jasishankar wished a happy New Year to the country. Meanwhile, both the leader promised each other to strengthen bilateral cooperation. Notably, India is developing a 6.74-km-long bridge and causeway link to connect Maldives' capItal Male with neighbouring islands of Villingli, Gulhifalhu, and Thilafush at a cost of $500 million.