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China's Belt and Road Initiative opportunity for India: Shivshankar Menon

The BRI involves 65 countries and 4.4 billion people

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) of China, which aims to link Asia with Europe for trade and other exchanges, represents an opportunity for India, former Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon said here on Friday. "This does represent an opportunity for India. Even if some portion of what is proposed in the BRI is implemented, it will markedly change the economic and strategic landscape within which we operate," he said. Menon was speaking at a conference on 'The Belt and Road Initiative: India's perspectives on China's ambitious plan for infrastructural ...

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First Published: Fri, April 21 2017. 19:01 IST
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