During the conference, Minister Shahid thanked the Indian government for making the Maldives one of the first countries with which India built an air bubble. He stressed the importance of easing travel, especially for the Maldives, which wish to visit India for essential medical treatments, as well as for Indian tourists wishing to visit the Maldives. After the necessary discussions, The Minister of Tourism, Yogesh Bhattarai, presented the agenda for joining the air bubble programme at the meeting of the Covid-19 crisis management centre. The two ministers acknowledged that since President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih took office on 17 November 2018, relations have been considerably revived and have seen a new dynamic. They agreed that frequent exchanges at the highest level, ministerial visits and a record number of agreements have led to increased cooperation between the two countries in order to benefit both peoples. During the virtual meeting, India also announced $250 million in budget support and $500 million in support for the Home Connectivity Project. This will be the largest infrastructure project in the Maldives and will link Male to the islands of Villingili, Gulhifalhu and Thilafushi. Q3. Pandit Jasraj, the legendary Indian classical singer who has just died, belonged to which Gharana? The Amazon quiz of September 3, 2020 is now live, and the lucky winner receives 20,000 Rs. The Amazon quiz allows the user to win exciting prizes. Prices for this mobile phone quiz, other gadgets and Amazon Pay Balance. India has an air bubble agreement with 22 countries around the world. In South Asia, India has an air bubble agreement with Afghanistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh and the Maldives.
The coronavirus epidemic has hit the Maldivian economy, travel restrictions and other preventive measures affecting the country`s lucrative tourism industry, which contributes to most of the island state`s government revenue and foreign exchange reserves. Also known as travel corridors or air bridges, travel bubbles allow tourists to travel between two countries without being quarantined. On 8 March, the Maldives reported its first cases of new coronavirus when two hotel employees tested positive for Covid-19 in a luxury resort in the archipelago. Several sources within the ministry confirmed that the Covid-19 crisis management centre would present the proposal at the next cabinet meeting on Thursday so that the ministry could sign the agreement. Ministers also discussed maritime relations between countries to improve trade and trade and welcomed the announcement of the commissioning of freight transport between Cochin and Kulhudhufushi-Malé in the coming months. On 1 November 2020, the Maldives and India will celebrate their 55th anniversary since formal diplomatic relations were established between the two countries.