The Embassy of the Republic of Maldives in China holds a Virtual Investment Forum in China, in association with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Environment Climate Change and Technology and Housing Development Corporation of the Maldives. The objectives of the virtual forum was to facilitate bilateral trade and investment between Maldives and China and attract potential Chinese investors to the investment opportunities opened in the Maldives in various sectors such as Tourism, Renewable Energy, Real Estate and Infrastructure Development. It was also aimed at providing detailed information to potential Chinese investors regarding the regulatory framework within relevant sectors, development guidelines, other relevant regulations as well as providing reassurance to investors on the investment climate within the Maldives with its liberal policies, excellent ROI’s and benefits such as foreign ownership etc.
The virtual Forum was also held as part of the series of activities to mark 50 years of Bilateral Relations between Maldives and China and to mark 50 years of Tourism – The Golden Year of Tourism in the Maldives.
The Virtual Forum which was presided by H.E Dr. Abdulla Mausoom the Minister of Tourism, H.E Abdul Ghafoor Mohamed the Foreign Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, H.E Aishath Azeema the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Maldives to the People’s Republic of China and H.E Dr. Hala Hameed the secretary Multilateral of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Suhail Ahmed Managing Director of Housing Development Corporation of Maldives was attended by over 40 companies, organization and media partners in China, where very comprehensive and informative presentations were given by stakeholder Ministries and agencies of the Government of Maldives.