South Asia and Beyond

Muizzu’s Win, Solih’s Loss: Ramifications For India, China In Maldives

New DelhiOn ‘The Gist’Vice Admiral Anil K. Chawla(Retd), Former Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command and Dr Gulbin Sultana, Associate Fellow, Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (MP-IDSA) in conversation with StratNews Global Associate Editor Amitabh P. Revi.
The experts analyse President-elect Mohamed Muizzu’s win over incumbent Ibu Solih, the impact on the outgoing administration’s ‘India First” policy, how much of a road back it is for China after five years, why the ‘India Out’ and ‘India Military Out’ campaigns struck a chord, what the next President’s policies are expected to be, the split in the MDP-the current governing party forced by former President Mohamed Nasheed, whether a coming back together of the party is possible, its effect on domestic policies, the comfortable majority the MDP has in the Parliament-Peoples’ Majlis and what that means for any policy change the President-elect wants to implement, how much influence former President Yameen has, economic problems in the Maldives, the debt the country has to pay back and what that means for foreign policy.

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