A construction worker looks towards the China-funded Sinamale bridge in Male, Maldives. Photo: Reuters
A construction worker looks towards the China-funded Sinamale bridge in Male, Maldives. Photo: Reuters
Maldives

Maldives cannot ignore plan’s benefits

Given concerns in the Maldives about the scale and cost of Chinese infrastructure projects, president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih is bound to hold a review. But the benefits of the “Belt and Road Initiative” are so great, there will be no ditching, only diplomatic rebalancing

A construction worker looks towards the China-funded Sinamale bridge in Male, Maldives. Photo: Reuters
A construction worker looks towards the China-funded Sinamale bridge in Male, Maldives. Photo: Reuters
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