Indian aid

There may be a steep decline in Indian aid to other SAARC nations but how can we ignore the financial might of China? Beijing is leveraging this huge advantage to boost its regional influence. The Hambantota port (Sri Lanka), a part of the Belt and Road Initiative in Pakistan, major investments in Nepal and other moves in the Maldives and the Indian Ocean Region cannot be missed. India needs to factor this in.

Jelvin Jose,

Kunnappilly, Thrissur, Kerala

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