Dr. Mohammed Muizzu has been declared the winner in the presidential election held in Maldives on 30 September 2023. The newly elected President of Maldives, Dr. Muizzu is considered to be a supporter of China.
Mohammad Muizzu, who is considered to be pro-China, started showing anti-India stance as soon as he won the elections. On 2 October 2023, he reiterated his commitment to remove foreign troops from the country if he wins the elections. Muizzu said that he would remove the Indian Army from Maldives. He also ran an election campaign named 'India Out' in the elections.