Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating a coastal surveillance radar system and a Comprehensive Training Centre (CTC) for Maldives national forces as part of a joint defence cooperation pact during his first state visit to the island nation on 8 June.
The projects will be jointly inaugurated by PM Modi and Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale told reporters Thursday.
Joint defence pact signed in 2016
India and Maldives had signed an Action Plan for defence cooperation in 2016 as part of which both sides had drawn up an exhaustive list of defence projects and purchase of defence equipment. Read More