Vice President Faisal Naseem has attended the reception to celebrate the 70th National Day of the People's Republic of China.

The Chinese Ambassador to the Maldives, His Excellency Zhang Lizhong presented a token of appreciation to Vice President during the ceremony. The Vice President was joined by Embassy officials and also joined the viewing of a cultural item followed by a special anniversary dinner.

Maldives and China established bilateral relations on 14 October 1972.