Maldives Authorizes a Free Trade Pact with China

The Republic of Maldives has authorized a free trade pact with the People’s Republic of China today.

The Agreement Was signed by Economic Minister Mohamed Saeed on behalf of the Maldives and by Commerce Minister Zhong Shan on behalf of China during the official State visit by the President of Maldives Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom and First Lady Madam Fathimath Ibrahim on invitation by the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping.

President Yameen and President Xi Jinping Witnessed the signing ceremony held in the Great Hall of people in Beijing.

12 Agreements excluding the FTA has also been signed by the two countries.