External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, on Sunday signed a USD 50 million defence Line of Credit agreement with the island nation to facilitate capability building in the maritime domain.
Jaishnakar, who is in the Maldives on a two-day visit, held discussions with Maldivian Defence Minister Mariya Didi.
“Cordial meeting with Defence Minister @MariyaDidi . Useful exchange on our defence cooperation. India will always be a reliable security partner for the Maldives,” he said in post on social media.