An MoU was signed with China's State Administration for Market Regulation.
China has financed Maldives projects with loans in excess of a billion dollars.
Pakistan's prime minister Imran Khan called Solih on Monday morning.
China has been accused of land-grabbing and dragging the Maldives into a debt-trap.
India and China could work together in the Maldives, said the Global Times.
The Maldives is heavily indebted to China.
Mohamed Shainee is a confidant of President Abdulla Yameen.
The three largest Chinese projects in the Maldives are said to be worth $1.5 billion.
Maldives-India relations have nosedived under the current government.
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Ties between India and the Maldives are under pressure because of China’s growing footprint.
The three largest Chinese projects are together worth $1.5 billion and there will be repayment problems, a think-tank says.
The Chinese government on Thursday donated a sea ambulance to the Maldives National Defence Force. The 26-meter-long vessel is equipped with a “mini-medical theatre,” according to...
India has urged the Maldives to return to the path of democracy.
Ex-foreign minister Naseem accused the government of "giving land to China which could be converted into military bases."
The Maldives has been borrowing heavily from China, but details of the loan are not clear.
India's prime minister has yet to visit the Maldives, despite taking office in 2014.