Soon after the visit of the former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed to India, it is the turn of the Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed Hassan, to fly to New Delhi.

Dr. Waheed will be flown to New Delhi in a special plane on Friday in his first visit to India after he took over as President.

During the five-day visit, he is expected to meet a host of officials and politicians, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Officials said that the visit has been accorded the status of an ‘official visit’ as opposed to a ‘State visit.’

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