Maldives
VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - November 01, 2022

Afghanistan
Women Hold Protest for Right to Learn and Work: Tolo News
Following calls to reopen girls' schools above sixth grade and employment for women, a group of women staged a protest in Kabul to express their concerns a....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 21, 2022

Afghanistan
Iran and Pakistan Officials Pledge to Act for Peace in Afghanistan: Tolo News
Pakistan's special envoy for Afghanistan on a trip to Iran talked about the current situation in Afghanistan with Iranian officials. Ira....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 20, 2022

Afghanistan
Iran and Pakistan Officials Pledge to Act for Peace in Afghanistan: Tolo News
Pakistan's special envoy for Afghanistan on a trip to Iran talked about the current situation in Afghanistan with Iranian officials. Ira....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 19, 2022

Afghanistan
Islamic Emirate Urges Turkey to Recognize Govt: Tolo News
The Islamic Emirate’s Spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid called on Turkey to engage in "deep" relations with Islamic Emirate and recognize its government. Mujahi....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 18, 2022

Afghanistan
Plan Launched to Collect Major Debts: DABS: Tolo News
Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) said it has made a scheme through which it will collect the debts of consumers. "We have been able to identify 329 major....

India- Maldives – Growing Convergences

The Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih visited India recently (1-4 Aug 2022). He was accompanied by several high-level officials comprising, Ibrahim Ameer, Minister of Finance, Fayyaz Ismail, Minister of Economic Development, Aishath Mohamed D....

South Asian Response to Ukraine Crisis: Political, Economic and Humanitarian Implications

The Russian “special military operation” launched against Ukraine on February 24, 2022, has impacted countries worldwide. While the global powers are busy in either extending support or condemning Russia in their respective ways, the fundamental ....

China: Daily Scan, January 10, 2022

Chairman of Tibet regional government elected: Xinhuanet
January 8, 2022
Yan Jinhai was elected chairman of the people's government of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region at a session of the regional legislature on Friday. <....

Maldives' UNGA Presidency: Prospects for India

On 21 September 2021, Maldivian President Ibrahim Solih delivered his first speech at the UNGA. He spoke in Maldives’ official language Dhivehi and highlighted the rich culture and heritage of the country. He recollected the journey of Maldi....

Colombo Security Conclave Emerges

On 9 August, Prime Minister Modi had the unique distinction of being the first Prime Minister of India to chair a session at the UN Security Council. It was carefully crafted to focus on the important issue of maritime security. It was debated at hig....

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