Expand and empower pool of diplomats

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Foreign ministry:Challenges ahead

May 26, 2014 |Hindustan Times|Full Article

India, the regional heavyweight, has long had difficult ties with its neighbours, most notably Pakistan, but also smaller nations, such as Nepal and Bangladesh, over trade, immigration and river sharing issues.

Modi may also be seeking to address concerns that long-time rival China is making inroads in the region.
China has built a port in Sri Lanka and is involved in upgrading another in Bangladesh, besides its military and civil assistance to long-time ally Pakistan, heightening Delhi's anxieties of being boxed in.

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