December 07, 2017

At a ceremony held at the Great Hall of People in Beijing, the government of  Maldives and China signed twelve key agreements.

The agreements signed  are as follows:

1. MoU between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the Republic of Maldives on Cooperation within the Framework of the Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road Initiative

The agreement was signed by the Minister of Economic Development, H.E. Mohamed Saeed, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, H.E. Wang Yi.

2. Free Trade Agreement between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the Republic of Maldives 

The agreement was signed by the Minister of Economic Development, H.E. Mohamed Saeed and Minister of Commerce of China, H.E. Zhong Shan.

3. Agreement of Economic and Technological Cooperation between the Government of the People’s Republic of China and the Government of the Republic of Maldives 

The agreement was signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr Mohamed Asim and Minister of Commerce of China, H.E. Zhong Shan.

4. MoU on Cooperation in Human Resource Development between the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Maldives

The agreement was signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr Mohamed Asim and Minister of Commerce of China, H.E. Zhong Shan.

5. Exchange Letter on the China-Aid-Micro-Grid Seawater Desalination Project Between the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Maldives 

The letter was signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr Mohamed Asim and Minister of Commerce of China, H.E. Zhong Shan.

6. Exchange Letter of Feasibility Study on the China-Aid Municipal Solid Waste Treatment and Recycling Project Between the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Maldives 

The letter was signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr Mohamed Asim and Minister of Commerce of China, H.E. Zhong Shan.

7. MoU between the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Maldives on Health Cooperation

The agreement was signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr Mohamed Asim and Minister of National Health and Family Planning Commission, H.E. Li Bin.

8. The Protocol on Establishment of Joint Ocean Observation Station between the State Oceanic Administration of the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of Environment and Energy of the Republic of Maldives

The agreement was signed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr Mohamed Asim and Administrator of State Oceanic Administration, Wang Hong.

9. MoU between China Banking Regulatory Commission and Maldives Monetary Authority

The agreement was signed by the Governor of Maldives Monetary Authority, Mr. Ahmed Naseer and the Chairman of China Banking Regulatory Commission Guo Shuqing.

10. MoU for International Cooperation Planning between Ministry of Economic Development of the Republic of Maldives and China Development Bank 

The agreement was signed by the Minister of Economic Development, H.E. Mohamed Saeed, and the Chairman of China Development Bank Hu Huaibang.

11. Framework Agreement on Cooperation in Relation to Joint Development of Airport Economic Zone Development in Hulhumale’, Republic of Maldives by and between Housing Development Corporation Limited and Beijing Urban Construction Group Corporation Limited

The agreement was signed by the Managing Director of Hulhumale Development Corporation, Mr. Mohamed Saiman, and Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) of China.

12. Facility Agreement for “Design and Construction of Link Road Connecting Hulhule’ and Hulhumale’ Project” between Housing Development Corporation and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited.

The agreement was signed by the Managing Director of Hulhumale Development Corporation, Mr. Mohamed Saiman, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.