India should join BRI, says Chinese expert
SINGAPORE: India should leave its bilateral disputes with China aside and join the Beijing-backed Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a Chinese scholar has said.
"We will keep the door open on India's participation in the BRI. China has repeatedly extended invitations to India to be part of the BRI," said Associate Professor Huang Yunsong, Associate Dean, Sichuan University School of International Studies.
"China has an agreement with Pakistan that it will not back any side in their (disputed) claims on Kashmir. It is between Pakistan and India," stressed Huang who is well versed on China-South Asia issues.
He called on India to offer more favourable terms for Chinese investments as a way forward to manage the trade deficit.
Shirin Gohel-Porbandar-11 hours ago
By far if you think Indian are stupid to let government join BRI or CPEC than that government will have hard time because china has 3 issues to tackle: 1) nsg bid where you didnt allow India, 2) securing pakistani terrorist, which china vetoed, 3) get out of PoK which china challanged by constructing in indian land which is in dispute. No Indian leader should join them.
Riya Basu-Location-11 hours ago
India should stop exporting all raw materials and start manufacturing them in-house. China wants to get everything from elsewhere and manufacture the, Why should the whole world work together to support a bunch of Chinese?
Mpraomokkapati-India-11 hours ago
No. POK is part of India and Pakistan have no right to agree for BRI through POK. Why China still claims Arunachal Pradesh ?. Why China is occupying Aksai Chin ?. Why China stopping India''s entry to NSG & UN ?.Etc ?
Lokendra Chauhan-Akola-11 hours ago
They obviously want to promote BRI. It means big business for Chinese companies. What''s in it for us? We need to keep working on our own connectivity projects.
Ajay Varma-11 hours ago
China should first support India to be full permanent membership of NSG and UNSC without adding their all seasoned friends porkistanis and then India could think about joining BRI
Anil-10 hours ago
Frustration of desperate China hell bent on Indian participation in OBOR is evident from Chinese think-tank. It would be big blow to Chinese image if India is not part of the project.
Dean-traveller-11 hours ago
why at all China wants India to join BRI? its your project your headache!!
Rahul-Location-10 hours ago
first China should move out of pok, it belongs to india
Simon-9 hours ago
China wants India to overlook and legitimise their illegal CPEC passing thru PoK.
To them their business is more important not our sovereignty ...India will never agree !!