ADB lending in India, southern Tibet lobby grasp the initiative in the Indian border talks
Data for: Sino-Indian border in the Nathu La Pass, a Chinese border guards (right) and an Indian border duty military personnel across the border fence.
behind India in the ADB to engage in public relations through resistance, threat, lobbying, India in the United States, Japan, South Korea achieved its purpose the help
“World News” reporter/Zhao Quanmin
Asian Development Bank approved on June 15, involved in territorial disputes between China and India, “India Country Partnership Strategy Document.” The Chinese Government expresses strong dissatisfaction. Analysts believe that, through this document, the public relations with India are not unrelated.
print media “weakness” to blame China
according to information released by the Asian Development Bank, Country Partnership Strategy is a framework of planning, the general three- years, the guidance for each ADB member economies of assistance, including loans, technical assistance and grants, aims to promote regional development and poverty eradication. The strategic framework of specific projects also need approval of the board one by one.
according to the ADB by the “India Country Partnership Strategy (2009-2012)” file, the Asian Development Bank will provide India with $ 2.9 billion loan program, of which $ 60 million to supply the there are territorial disputes between China and India “Arunachal Pradesh” area for local flood control and sanitation projects.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang said Thursday, as the Asian Development Bank, regional development agencies, members should not intervene in political affairs. Asian Development Bank would not only seriously damaged the reputation of the ADB, it also undermines the interests of members. Chinese Government strongly demands that the Asian Development Bank authorities to take effective measures to eliminate the resulting adverse effects.
Chinese side expresses strong dissatisfaction, the Asian Development Bank to respond. The spokesman Kun’an said in a written statement, the Board considers that the document in line with India’s 11th Five-Year Plan development needs, and ADB are also consistent with the strategies in 2020. The ADB will not intervene in political disputes between members, all decisions only from the perspective of economic development.
the Chinese side to make a statement, the Indian media mostly standing “weak” position on the blame to China. “India Times” that “a bilateral dispute over China for the first time into the multilateral occasions.” India, “Financial Express”, commented: “China in the international financial system, increase the right to speak is inevitable, but this time a strong political action to remind the Chinese decision-makers in India: diplomacy toward China must be tough.” There are Indian media said that in recent These days, China’s growing on the border issue, “India boomed.”
secretly lobbying the ADB member countries
In fact, India has accused China has no reason, ADB document, is engaged in the back of India little tricks of the results.
so-called “Arunachal Pradesh” in southwest China, northeast India, between an area of ??about 90,000 square kilometers, is China’s territory since ancient times. China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, the region assigned to the wrong that, Takako, Long County, Millington, Medog, Zayu six counties within the jurisdiction. However, in India on the map, this territory is marked as “Arunachal Pradesh.”
early as the end of March this year, India has submitted to the Asian Development Bank about 29 billion loan program. As the scheme is related to Sino-Indian border dispute, the ADB said China had hoped would be the “Arunachal Pradesh” removed from the program loan.
learned that the ADB has asked India to resolve the dispute through bilateral channels, but was strongly rejected the Indian side. India end in ADB member countries launched a lobbying campaign. ADB June 2 meeting of a board meeting, the Indian threat, if the “Arunachal Pradesh” removed from the program, then it completely removed the entire scheme. Finally, the assistance of the United States, Japan and Korea, India finally achieved its purpose.
a move aimed at India border talks
Asian Development Bank Asia and Pacific regional financial institutions, through development assistance aims to help developing members of the Asia-Pacific region to eradicate poverty, promote the Asia-Pacific region’s economic and social development. China is the third largest shareholder of ADB’s country, but also the second largest borrower of ADB’s cumulative power. As an important member of ADB, China always supports the ADB to help developing countries promote the development of an active role.
It was noted that India’s recent so-called “Arunachal Pradesh” regional action again and again, Indian President Patil visited the region in April. Into June, India has been a substantial troops to the region. This with Chinese experts believe that this series of operations in India, one of the most immediate purpose is to be held in August in a new round of Sino-Indian border to seize the initiative.
and the ADB through the sensitive documents, and further highlights the India and India to strengthen its territorial dispute on the existence of economic and diplomatic efforts. However, some experts said the ADB would not change in the political and economic aspects of China and India growing at a good momentum of improvement. (Zhaoquan Min) “News of the World”