Amidst Telangana bill in Lok Sabha, Khurshid suspends visit to Maldives

Khurshid, who was to leave Tuesday for Male to attend the meet on Thursday.

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh is already in Maldives to attend the meeting of Foreign Secretaries of SAARC countries. Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh is already in Maldives to attend the meeting of Foreign Secretaries of SAARC countries.
New Delhi | Updated: February 18, 2014 6:58 pm

External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday deferred his visit to Maldives to attend SAARC Foreign Ministers’ meeting due to Telangana bill in the Lok Sabha.

Khurshid, who was to leave Tuesday for Male to attend the meet on Thursday, deferred his travel to Island nation as he was required to be in Parliament for the passage of the contentious bill.

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh is already in Maldives to attend the meeting of Foreign Secretaries of SAARC countries.

First Published on: February 18, 2014 6:54 pm
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