India donates medical equipment to Senahiya Hospital

Indian Defense Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar (C) presents medical equipment to Maldivian Defense Minister Mariya Ahmed Didi (L) on February 14, 2022. (Photo/MNDF)

India has donated medical equipment to the Senahiya Military Hospital in Male’ City. 

The donation was presented by Indian Defense Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar to Maldivian Defense Minister Mariya Ahmed Didi in a ceremony at Bandaara Koshi on Monday. 

According to Indian High Commission, the donations were 2,800 kilograms of emergency medical equipment. 

Defense Minister Mariya has thanked India for the donation. 

She said that she was touched by the positivity of Indian Defense Secretary Kumar and his team during defense talks between the two countries. 

“Grateful to GOI for their assistance to further strengthen our defense force to achieve our common goal of maintaining peace and stability in the Indian Ocean region,” she said. 

Monday’s ceremony was attended by Chief of Defense Force Major General Abdulla Shamaal, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Ahmed Khaleel, Vice Chief of Defense Force Brigadier General Abdul Raheem Abdul Latheef, Indian High Commissioner Munu Mahawar, and delegates from the Indian military, Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF)’s general officers and Foreign Ministry officials.