President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has departed for India on a four-day official visit.

His Office said that President Solih will visit New Delhi and meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Indian President Droupadi Murmu, and other senior officials of the government.

It said that formal discussions on strengthening bilateral cooperation will be held between the two governments, and a number of memoranda of understanding (MoUs) will also be exchanged.

The President and Prime Minister will hold a joint press conference to discuss the outcomes of the two governments' talks.

In addition to meeting the leaders of the Indian government, the President will meet with executives from industries and businesses in New Delhi and Mumbai.

In this regard, two business-to-business forums have been planned for each city.

The President's Office said that the President is scheduled to meet with the Governor of Maharashtra and tour the Bombay Stock Exchange.

He will also make a site visit to Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to meet with its management team and observe its operations.

It has also been reported that the President will sign the Greater Male' Connectivity Project, touted to be the biggest infrastructure project in the country.

The President will be accompanied by a Maldivian delegation of senior government officials and representatives from leading Maldivian businesses. The President will conclude his visit and return to the Maldives on August 4, 2022.