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Maldives, Sri Lanka Calling: PM Narendra Modi Makes New Strategic Move To Win Sensitive Neighbours

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Maldives, Sri Lanka Calling: PM Narendra Modi Makes New Strategic Move To Win Sensitive Neighbours
Maldives, Sri Lanka Calling: PM Narendra Modi Makes New Strategic Move To Win Sensitive Neighbours
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2019-06-07T12:32:27+05:30

The first visit by a newly elected Indian prime minister to a country has traditionally been New Delhi’s way to send out a strong diplomatic signal not only to the host, but also to other observers in the neighbourhood.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has a knack of doing things differently, has chosen two countries, instead of one, as maiden destinations of his second term. In a back-to-back visit, he will be in Maldives and Sri Lanka from June 8 and 9, to emphatically underline the importance that New Delhi accords to its relations with the two island nations.

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