The China-Maldives Friendship Bridge,, which was built under Chinese assistance,, was officially opened on the evening of August 30.th . The China-Maldives Friendship Bridge is an iconic project of the two countries in the realm of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. The bridge is 2 kilometers long and will connect Malé and the airport island of Maldives. It has a design life of 100 years. With the completion of the bridge, life and residential circles in Male will be extended. This will help in relieving pressure on Male island . Visitors will be able to make quick return trips between Male and the Airport Island through a land route.
Xinhua News Agency