In his maiden speech on a foreign land in his second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed upon need to tackle terrorism by terming it a big threat to humanity
Addressing the Majlis, or the Maldivian Parliament, the Indian Prime Minister Modi appealed humanists to have a time bound Global Conference and a comprehensive system on the lines of Climate change to tackle terrorism.
He called upon Maldivian Parliament Members to work towards combating Terrorism and Cimate change besides working towards maintaining peace and calm in Indo- Pacific region.
He also stressed the need for strengthening People to people relations and increasing cooperation in fields of Education, health and other areas between India and Maldives.
Modi appealed Maldives to join hands with India in improving blue economy.
Later, Prime Minister Modi and Maldives President Solih held discussions on a range of subjects of bilateral interest at the President’s office in Male.
Both leaders jointly commissioned two key projects in the island nation. These include the Coastal Radar Surveillance System and the Composite Training Center for the Maldives National Defence Forces. These are established with Indian grants and expertise.
Earlier, in a rare gesture from the Maldives side, Prime Minister Modi was accorded a ceremonial reception with 21-gun salute at the historic Republic Square in Male.