With the bridge bringing down travel time between Male and Hulhumale to five minutes, businesses and job opportunities have expanded.
The China-Maldives Friendship Bridge connects the present and the future by opening up new avenues in every walk of life.
Wickremasinghe will be undertaking an official visit to the Maldives on September 2 at the invitation of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.
Adeeb, who is wanted in an alleged money laundering case involving former President Yameen also, will be repatriated to the Maldives in a couple of days, Indian officials said.
Adeeb is suspected of being involved in the money laundering scandal allegedly involving former President Abdulla Yameen.
The rise is attributed to political stability since end 2018. But China is still the number one contributor despite a fall in its political fortunes in the country.
Yameen argued that since he deposited US$ 1 million in the escrow account as instructed, he could not be charged with money laundering.
"I am personally committed to ensuring that our already strong relations are further enhanced with more vigor and passion in the years to come," Shahid told Xinhua.
Colombo, June 27 (newsin.asia): Ambassadors and High Commissioners from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) met Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe here on Wednesday to seek pro-active measures to ensure the safety and security of Muslims in Sri Lanka. The meetings took place in the context of widespread violent incidents and trade boycotts against Muslims...
Sri Lankan and Maldivian political leaders and officials will have to help translate the good vibes into concrete action.