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At Expo 2020 Dubai, the China Pavilion puts on spectacular light performances

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Since October 1, spectacular light shows have been staged every day at the China Pavilion of Expo 2020 Dubai, with 150 drones taking part. According to Guo Jinyuan, overseas sales manager of Shenzhen DAMODA Intelligent Control Technology Co., Ltd., the shows will be held every night through Feb. 10 next year at the China Pavilion, one of the largest pavilions at the exhibition. The spectacle is put on by the expo’s only drone performance team.

Expo 2020 Dubai, which was postponed owing to the COVID-19 epidemic, is set to take place from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022, with the theme Connecting Minds, Creating the Future. The China Pavilion, with the theme “Build a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind — Innovation & Opportunity,” highlights the country’s achievements in sectors such space research, information technology, modern transportation, artificial intelligence, and smart living.

Source: Xinhua News Agency

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Maldivian Airways have discussed the opportunity for a joint venture with both Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.

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UAE Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways have both shown interest in investing in Maldives National Airlines, Maldivian.

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih publicized within last August that discussions have been proceeded to find an investor for Maldivian Airways from the Middle East area. Ethical and Qatar Airways have currently shown interest in being investors. However, apart from having shown interest in being an investor, no further discussions have been made towards any investment plans.

The resorts publicized by finance show that Island Aviation run by Maldivian Airways has faced a loss of 25.3 million Maldivian Rufiyaa in the first quarter of this year. As businesses have recovered and workload has been increased following the covid lockdowns, Maldivian pilots have expressed discontent with declining salaries. In regards to this, it has been decided to increase the pilots’ salaries to 80% for the rest of the year.

Economic Minister Fayaaz Ismail and Finance Minister Ibrahim Ameer have met with businessmen and government officials in Qatar. Some media have reported that the Ministers have had meetings with Qatar Airways Officials as well regarding investing in Maldivian Airways.

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) have advised the government to stop printing more money and decrease the debt.

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International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised the Maldives to stop taking more money from the central bank of Maldives, and lower the debt that the country has.

During the Covid-19 pandemic and the country’s economic drop, the government had suspended some of the laws regarding printing more money and printed new money by sending a bill to the parliament and getting it approved. IMF informed that to maintain the USD rate in the Maldives at 15.42, Maldives must stop printing more money. IMF further informed that if the Maldives continues to print money, we may face an economic crisis like so in Sri Lanka.

IMF has called the Maldives to think for the big picture and plan in a 360 view of how things can be, and make strategic decisions.

IMF has estimated that while working on the economic state of the country, the inflation rate may increase by 1.4% in the Maldives. And foods and beverages price may have an increased inflation rate of 2.3% in 2022. World Bank, MMA, and Finance ministry of Maldives have estimated that the country will go back to the normal economical state by 2023.

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STELCO is planning to manufacture electric vehicles.

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STELCO has decided to build electric vehicles which are going to be a first in the Maldives.

In the opening ceremony for the STELCO ‘Stevo’ workshop, the company Managing Director Hassan Mugunee has stated that the engineers working at the company are among the most established and experienced engineers in the Maldives. On this note, Hassan Mugunee has said the company will build electric cars as a Maldivian production.

Mugunee has said that the highest number of chemicals and gases which harm the environment are released by vehicles, and as such he wants to build environmentally friendly alternatives and market them in the Maldives.

The project to build electric cars was started considering the fact that the Maldives is a country that runs multiple environment-friendly projects and to introduce environmentally friendly vehicles which are safe for the roads in the Maldives.

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