Modi Govt 2.0: BIMSTEC Push Right From Day 1; Here’s What The Bloc Means


An invite to leaders of all BIMSTEC nations to attend Narendra Modi’s swearing-in reflects a continuity in the focus area of his government’s Act East Policy that began in 2016. The messaging seems clear— isolate Pakistan, yet engage with the neighbourhood. Here’s a lowdown on all you wanted to know about the group of seven countries and why it matters.