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Maldivian President Courts Investors, Controversy During China Trip

Mohamed Muizzu, President of the Maldives, arriving in China. Image: Xinhua

Mohamed Muizzu, the newly elected president of the Maldives, met with business leaders and Party officials in the Southeastern province of Fujian during the first phase of his five-day visit to China.

Speaking at an “Invest Maldives” event in Fuzhou on Monday, Muizzu described China as a “valued ally and integral collaborator.” He is scheduled to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday and will also speak with Chinese Premier Li Qiang during his visit.

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