China sends second consignment of glacial water from Tibet to Maldives


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China has gifted 1,500 tonnes of water from the Tibetan glaciers to Maldives, the second such donation in less than two months, a media report said on Friday. This is the latest in the multiple grants and aid that China has promised the Maldives, especially since pro-China Mohamed Muizzu took over as the President in November 2023. Not just that, Maldives and China are also collaborating to enhance weather monitoring systems in this small island nation that bears the brunt of changing climate, including challenges such as sea level rise. According to a report in the news portal, China's...