On the sidelines of the President and First Lady’s current State Visit to China, the accompanying high level delegation of Maldivian government officials have met with officials of Chinese banking institutions.
The Maldivian delegation includes Minister of Economic Development, H.E. Mohamed Saeed, Governor of Maldives Monetary Authority, Mr. Ahmed Naseer, Minister of State for Economic Relations at the President’s Office, Mr. Mohamed Luveiz, and Chief Communications Strategist of the President’s Office, Mr. Ibrahim Imjad Jaleel.
At the meeting with officials representing ICBC, EXIM, CDB and BOCOM of China, the Maldivian delegation expressed appreciation for being the financiers behind a number of mega projects being carried out in the Maldives. Discussions were also held on the financial market and foreign investment opportunities in the Maldives.
Speaking at the meeting, senior officials from the Chinese banking institutions expressed their confidence in the success of the key developmental projects currently underway in the Maldives. Furthermore, they stated that the agreements signed between the Maldives and China yesterday will open up new avenues for business development, and expressed keen interest for future partnerships.
As part of President Yameen’s current State Visit to China, official talks were held between the Government of Maldives and the Government of China – and key agreements were signed with a view to enhance trade, professional and socioeconomic development as well as technological and other collaborations between the two countries. The President also met with key leaders of China, and discussed ways to further accelerate socioeconomic ties between the Maldives and China.
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