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Vice Chairman of CPPCC Bateer Meets Maldivian President Dr Muizzu, Emphasizes Strong Bilateral Ties

The Vice Chairman of the 14th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), Bateer, paid a courtesy call on President H.E. Dr Mohamed Muizzu this morning at the President's Office, further solidifying the warm relations between the Maldives and China.
During the meeting, President Dr Muizzu highlighted the enduring cordial relationship between the two nations. He expressed gratitude for the opportunity to visit China earlier this year, which he described as a significant milestone in the Maldives' diplomatic engagements. The President specifically mentioned the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge as a key developmental initiative symbolizing the close ties and cooperation between the two countries. He also expressed his eagerness to enhance the friendly relations and look forward to more collaborative projects in the future.
Vice Chairman Bateer conveyed warm greetings from Chinese President H.E. Xi Jinping and congratulated President Dr Muizzu on securing a majority in the recent parliamentary election. Bateer emphasized the historic and strategic relations between China and the Maldives, noting the mutual respect and support that have characterized their interactions. He reiterated the Chinese government's commitment to respecting and supporting the Maldives' sovereignty while promoting cooperative ventures beneficial to both nations.
The Vice Chairman also reflected on the significance of high-level visits in strengthening bilateral relations, referencing President Xi Jinping's state visit to the Maldives in 2014 and President Dr Muizzu's recent visit to China as pivotal moments that have advanced cooperation and friendship.
In conclusion, both President Dr Muizzu and Vice Chairman Bateer expressed a mutual eagerness to work closely on future collaborations, reinforcing the strong and friendly ties between the Maldives and China.
This meeting underscores the importance both nations place on their diplomatic and developmental partnerships, promising a continued trajectory of mutual benefit and respect.