His Excellency Mr. Wang Xiaotao, Representative of the Chinese Government and Chairman of the China International Development Cooperation Agency, arrived in the Maldives, this evening.

His Excellency Mr. Wang is visiting the Maldives to attend the Opening Ceremony of the China Maldives Friendship Bridge, and was received at the Velana International Airport by His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Khaleel, Secretary, Bilateral at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Abdulla Fayaz, Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, Ambassador of Maldives to China,

His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Faisal and Ms. Fathimath Najwa, Joint Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

During his visit, in addition to attending the Opening Ceremony of the China Maldives Friendship Bridge, His Excellency Mr. Wang is scheduled to attend an official lunch hosted by His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Asim, Minister of Foreign Affairs and visit the sites of some of the development projects in Hulhumale’.

His Excellency Mr. Wang is accompanied by a five member delegation, which includes officials from the China International Development Cooperation Agency and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs