Indian national football team has been invited to the opening of the football season of the Maldives for the current year.
The invitation was extended by Tourism Minister Ali Waheed, who is also the interim head of Youth and Sports Ministry, during a meeting with the Indian ambassador to the Maldives. During the meeting ambassador Sunjay Sudhir, discussions were also held on ways to strengthen the bilateral ties between Maldives and India.
The meeting came following Minister Waheed’s trip to India, to further promote Maldives as a holiday destination for the Indian market.
The Minister also noted that while the Indian national team has been invited for the opening of Maldives Football League, several other activities will also be there to celebrate the opening. As such, several stars from Bollywood are also expected to make an appearance.