Maldives President Abdulla Yameen signed the deal with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing on Friday despite concerns about the lack of scrutiny. Photo: Reuters

Maldives signed off on China trade deal with just an hour’s debate over 1,000-page agreement

Government pushes through pact at lightning speed despite opposition warnings that it needs proper scrutiny

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative
Maldives President Abdulla Yameen signed the deal with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing on Friday despite concerns about the lack of scrutiny. Photo: Reuters
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