India to push for One Belt, One Road counter at AfDB conference

May 19, 2017

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– India will unleash its highest level of economic diplomacy at the next week’s African Development Bank (AfDB) conference in the western city of Ahmedabad, with the aim of setting quantifiable targets of international economic and trade cooperation between the continents in a bid to counter China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative.
The first conference of AfDB to be held outside Africa will be inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with top representations from economic Ministries including Finance Minister Arun Jaitely, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal and Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar.

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