Adeeb arrived at the southern port of Tuticorin on Thursday in the boat and was detained for attempting an unauthorised entry without a passport.
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for economic development aid, on Wednesday signed an agreement with the government of Maldives
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for economic development aid, has commended the opening of a major infrastructure project - Maafaru International Airport, located on one of the islands of the Noonu Atoll in the Maldives.
The tropical Maldives may lose entire islands unless it can quickly access cheap financing to fight the impact of climate change, its foreign minister said.
The South Asian island destination that is a hit with holidaymakers will not require healthy visitors to quarantine nor provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival.
The Maldives Ambassador to the UAE Hussain Niyaaz has expressed gratefulness for the unceasing support the host government has been extending for the pursuit of the economic growth and stability of the South Asian archipelago, also known since the ancient times as “Garland of Islands” or Maladvipa (Sanskrit).
Emiratis have been recorded as the number one visitors to Maldives at 1,724 out of 9,120 international tourists since the South Asian archipelago within the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean reopened its borders on July 15.
The government said it had authorized three flights a week to Cairo, as well as two flights a week to Dubai and to the Maldives's Velana International Airport.
The Indian Ocean archipelago, renowned for its luxury resorts, has been badly hit by the pandemic, with foreign tourists failing to flock back in large numbers after international flights restarted in mid-July.