President meets Chinese envoy

President Mohamed Nasheed met with with the Chinese Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hu Zhengyue yesterday afternoon.

The president’s office reported that both parties discussed climate change the strengthening of ties between the two countries.

Mr Zhengyue, who is part of the of a special envoy from the Chinese government, said that he understood the concerns of small island nations about climate change. He also said the Chinese government would continue to offer assistance to the Maldives.