The Maldives' Parliament extended the state of emergency by another 30 days, approving President Abdulla Yameen's recommendation, bolstering his grip on power in the troubled Indian Ocean island nation
Yameen has already dispatched special envoys to China, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to brief them about the deepening political crisis in the country.
India hopes Maldives will be sensitive to its concerns after island country signs agreement with China
India said on Thursday that it attaches a lot of importance to its ties with the Maldives and hoped that the country will be sensitive to its concerns.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday met with new Maldivian Foreign Minister Mohamed Asim who is visiting India on his first overseas trip after assuming office.