Maldives President Mohammed Muizzu
After the dispute with India, Maldives is now engaged in defense deals. Now he is buying military drones. For this he has made a big deal with Türkiye. Maldives government has kept a budget of about Rs 259 crore for this agreement. Sources having knowledge of this entire matter have said on the condition of anonymity that the Finance Ministry has now released a part of the budget to MNDF.
After purchasing the drone, the Maldives Army intends to keep a 24-hour surveillance on the waters of Maldives. However, it is not known how many drones Maldives is purchasing from Turkey. At the same time, a government official said that at least three drones will be purchased. The agreement that the Maldives government has signed with a Turkish company to purchase military drones. Under that the money will be paid in installments.
According to this agreement, Maldives will have to pay the entire amount this year itself. Let us tell you that after the dispute with India and his return from China, the attitude of Maldives President Mohammad Muizzu seems to be changing continuously. After returning from China, President Muizzu had indicated that he was thinking of expanding the Maldivian army. Let us tell you that before this the President of Maldives had signed 20 agreements with China.
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After the dispute with India, the President of Maldives had said that Maldives is a big country with nine lakh acres of marine area and Maldives is the largest shareholder of the Indian Ocean. Let us tell you that Muizzu, a supporter of China, had made a state visit to China a few days ago. During this time he met Chinese President Xi Jinping. During this meeting, Muizzu read ballads in praise of China.