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Network18 to host ‘The India–China Dialogues’
MUMBAI: In the lead up to PM Modi’s visit to China, Network 18 will host ‘The India–China Dialogues’ to mirror the dynamism in bilateral policymaking and reflect on the areas of mutual cooperation between the two countries.
This is the second such initiative in a series of ‘dialogues’ after the ‘India–US Dialogues’ organised on the eve of President Obama’s visit to India in January this year.
The ‘India–China Dialogues’ will endeavour to build a critical mass, both intellectual and proper, to propel the relationship to the next level.
The full-day conclave will be hosted on 12 May 2015 at Park Hyatt, Beijing and broadcast across the Network18 channels including CNN-IBN and IBN7.
IBN Network CEO Avinash Kaul said, “As Asia’s leading economies come together, we are looking forward to solution-led discussions that will help the two nations to further cultivate their relations and script new pathways of progress for all. I’m sure that the ‘India–China Dialogues’ will serve as a beneficial platform to examine key areas that will shape the relationship between the two countries and ideate out-of-the-box solutions for the two governments.”
‘The India–China Dialogues’ will see dignitaries from both sides examining key areas that are pivotal in this partnership. Topics ranging from trade and investment, technology cooperation and the business prospects with ‘Make in India’ will be discussed. The panel will also explore the synergies for growth in the areas of tourism, healthcare, education, and people-to-people relations.
Network18 Group president news Umesh Upadhyay said, “We at Network18 take immense pride in announcing ‘The India–China Dialogues’ after the huge success of ‘The India–US Dialogues’. Marking the prestigious occasion of our Prime Minister’s visit to China, this conclave aims to give our viewers an in-depth analysis of the relationship between India and China and set the tone for PM Modi’s visit.”
The panel representing China will comprise Centre of Strategy and Peace Studies, CFAU professor/director Su Hao; Elion Group chairman and Member of the Communist Party of China Wang Wenbiao; former Chinese counsellor to India Deng Junbing; and CIIS senior researcher Jia Xiudong.
Indian policymakers in attendance include BJP national general secretary & India Foundation director Ram Madhav; economist Arvind Virmani; Institute of Chinese Studies (India) assistant director Jabin Jacob; and former Indian ambassador to France and Germany Amb TCA Rangachari.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden trip to Beijing could transform ties between the two Asian neighbours and create new opportunities for their people.