WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India
Jun 08, 2019, 04.05 PM
Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Maldives' visit, Minister of Youth, sports and community empowerment Ahmed Mahloof, Maldives said they had "successful meeting with India's Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)" and now expect that they will help the neighbouring island country in developing cricket.
"India's support would mean a lot to us," Mahloof added.
Mahloof also said that "Like Afghanistan Cricket Board was adopted by BCCI, it has an expectation that the board will also help the Maldives in the "area of cricket".
Minister of Youth,Sports&Community Empowerment of Maldives,Ahmed Mahloof: We received a lot of support from the Indian govt in area of youth & sports. We had a successful meeting with BCCI& we expect they will help us develop cricket here. India's support would mean a lot to us. pic.twitter.com/QuBQ0dkrzh