Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed said last month that President Yameen Abdul Gayoom has opened the doors to Chinese investment without regard for procedure or transparency. Photo: AP

China dismisses accusations that it is ‘buying up the Maldives’

Foreign ministry says Chinese aid has ‘no political strings attached’, as Maldives sends envoys to China and two other countries to explain crisis

Topic |   Belt and Road Initiative

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Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed said last month that President Yameen Abdul Gayoom has opened the doors to Chinese investment without regard for procedure or transparency. Photo: AP
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