The Government of Maldives will donate $50,000 (roughly Rs. 35 lakh) towards flood relief in Kerala, authorities said. “India is our closest neighbour. Any natural disaster or calamity that strikes our neighbour has an emotional impact on Maldives. This donation is a small gesture to a neighbour and friend who has always stood by Maldives in need,” Ambassador of the Maldives to India Ahmed Mohamed told The Hindu on Monday.
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