Indian High Commission relocated to Hulhumalé

Previous building of Indian High Commission in Maldives | Photo: Mihaaru

Malé, Maldives – The Indian High Commission in Maldives has been relocated to Hulhumalé.

The move was officially made yesterday, from H. Athireege Aage in Malé, to Lot number 11499 building in Hithigas Magu, Hulhumalé Phase 1, where services of the High Commission will now be provided from.

The relocation is expected to help the High Commission with space issues faced in the previous building.

India also has a land plot in Hulhumalé Phase 2, designated for the establishment of a High Commission, along with several other embassies.

The breaking of ground for the Indian High Commission building in Hulhumalé Phase 2 was officiated on September 4, 2019 by External Affairs Minister of India Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid.

Other countries which received land plots from Phase 2 of Hulhumalé for the purpose of establishing embassies include Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, UAE, China and Pakistan.