South Asia and Beyond

Myanmar Important Cog In India’s ‘Act East’ Wheel

NEW DELHI: Earlier this week, India’s foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Army chief Gen MM Naravane visited Myanmar and interacted with the top leadership. The bilateral relationship straddles both civil and military domains. India is part of several key infrastructure projects there. Besides, India-Myanmar ties are rooted in history and culture. Of late, China has been making inroads into Myanmar and India is wary of that. In this episode of ‘Simply Nitin’, StratNews Global Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale explains where Myanmar figures in India’s ‘Act East’ scheme of things.

Nitin A. Gokhale

Film buff. Sports enthusiast. Keen observer of life. Writes for a living; analyses defence and foreign policy as a professional. 37 years in journalism: from print to broadcast and from web to social media, have had the opportunity to dabble across mediums. Love to experiment with startups. That’s me, Nitin Anant Gokhale.


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