Maldives votes in election key to India, China ties

By Mohamed Junayd
Updated April 21 2024 - 7:40pm, first published 7:37pm
Maldivians are voting in parliamentary elections, in a ballot crucial for President Mohamed Muizzu. (AP PHOTO)
Maldivians are voting in parliamentary elections, in a ballot crucial for President Mohamed Muizzu. (AP PHOTO)

Voters in the Maldives are flocking to the polls in a parliamentary election that could determine whether the Indian Ocean island nation continues its shift toward China and away from its longstanding ties with India.

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