Japanese government has made the decision to grant Maldives aid of USD 4.5 million.
The agreement was signed between Foreign Minister of Maldives Abdulla Shahid and Japanese Ambassador to Maldives Keiko Yanai during the ongoing Maldives Partnership Forum last Monday.
An official of Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that the agreement is not an agreement of money but an agreement to provide Japanese aid in social and economic development of Maldives.
The forum inaugurated at Kurumba Maldives is a two-day long forum that will end on June 17. It is forum held to discuss the development plans of the Maldives with its international partners. More than 60 delegations take part in this forum.